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Theo Humphrey-Men’s Golf

Posted by on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 in Student-Athletes of the Month.

Theo Humphrey
Men’s Golf
Major: Economics

Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt?

I chose Vanderbilt because of the great combination of academics and golf.

What are your career goals?

My career goals are to play golf successfully at the professional lever which has been my dream for a long time.

What does it take to be academically successful at Vanderbilt?

In order to be successful academically at Vanderbilt, especially as a student athlete, you have to have strong time management so you have enough time to focus on your sport and get all your school work done. Additionally, taking classes in areas you are interested in makes it easier to do well because it is easier to put in the effort necessary to do well.

How do you manage your demanding schedule?

I have luckily been good at managing my time so I have been able to do well in the classroom despite my busy golf schedule.

What is your ritual before taking a test?

I do not have a ritual before tests.

What is your favorite quote?

“Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” – Joshua J. Marine