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Ja’Karri Thomas-Football

Posted by on Thursday, November 3, 2016 in Student-Athletes of the Month.

thomasJa’Karri Thomas
Major: Medicine, Health and Society

Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt?

I attended to get one of the best educations in the nation, but also play football for one of the best schools in the nation.

What are your career goals?

My career goals are to be a forensic scientist.

What does it take to be academically successful at Vanderbilt?

It takes time management and the want to be successful.

How do you manage your demanding schedule?

I first make sure that I know what I have planned for the week by writing it down in my planner, then I go back and make a check list of everything that I have to get done.

What is your ritual before taking a test?

To go through my study several times until I feel like I can read one part of the sentence and automatically blurt out my answer clearly.

What is your favorite quote?

“If you’re gonna be a man, be a man everyday” -Pops