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Posted by on Saturday, August 1, 2015 in Student-Athletes of the Month.


Nigel Bowden
Major: Communication Studies


Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt?
To get the best education and play in the best conference in the nation.

What are your career goals?

Possibly going into a nonprofit organization to help low-income families with troubled youth.

What does it take to be academically successful at Vanderbilt?
Time management, commitment, and hard work.

How do you manage your demanding schedule?

By putting what’s most important before what’s least important, doing the hardest stuff first.

What is your ritual before taking a test?
Go in and pray before the test; tapping my head with a pencil.

What is your favorite quote?
“I’m pissed off for greatness. Because if you ain’t pissed off for greatness, that means you’re ok with being mediocre.”- Ray Lewis