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Why Vanderbilt

Vanderbilt is very diverse and engages students in a life long learning environment. Every aspect of Vanderbilt challenges students to grow in intellect and character. 

Describe a favorite activity or organization and why you like it.

I am currently a writer for New Dawn. It gives me the opportunity to develop my passion of writing and engage with topics that are essential to my culture and growth. I am also able to learn more about the black experience here on campus.

Describe a favorite class and why you like it.

One of favorite classes was Intro AADS. This class exposed me to information and parts of history that I had never been exposed to before. That class alone was responsible for many nights of self reflection and motivation to work harder in all parts of my life.

Describe your most memorable Nashville or off-campus experience.

The Tennessee State Fair in August is a big fair that is about 15 minutes away from campus. From rides, great food, hundreds of games, and farm animals all around, the fair is a fun get away from campus that brings the kid out of all of us. 

List some of your favorite books, movies, TV shows, or musical artists.

Movies: Avatar, Mama, If I Stay

TV Shows: Family Guy, The Office, My 600 lb life, Outdaughtered

Musical Artists: Eminem, Jhene Aiko, Drake, Beyonce, XXXTentacion,