Hometown: Emerald Isle, North Carolina
Institution you transferred from: Austin Community College
Favorite place to study on campus: 4th floor of CMA or the 3rd floor in the Union
Favorite place to eat in Austin: Torchy’s Tacos
Hobbies: Listening to music, dinner dates with friends, and anything that has to do with the water.
Interesting fact about yourself: I have an American Sign Language Certificate.
Why did you become a mentor?
I wanted to help incoming students (who are in the same position I was just a year ago) get acclimated to UT. I was fortunate enough to have amazing mentors and academic support, and I believe they had a huge impact on my success here at UT. So, I wanted to pay it forward and do the same for others.
Piece of advice to future transfer students:
“Don’t compare your beginning to somebody else’s middle.” – Jon Acuff
Best college memory so far: Working with the Lang Stuttering Institute’s Dream. Speak. Live. Camp over the summer.
Favorite thing about UT: My college (Moody College of Communication)
Favorite thing about Austin: The way that the city embraces diversity.
Favorite class you have taken at UT:
In my major: Intro to Communication Disorders
Out of my major: Human Sexuality
Plans after graduation: Graduate school