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Kristen Denk-Women’s Track and Field

Posted by on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 in Student-Athletes of the Month.

Kristen Denk
Women’s Track & Field
Major: Economics

Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt?

I chose to attend Vanderbilt because I knew it would be a one of a kind experience. This university has a unique way of combining academics, athletics and social experiences so that its students get the most out of their time here.

What are your career goals?

Next year I’ll be pursuing a masters in marketing at the Owen School of Management. In the years following, I would like to be a part of a large company and work in many different positions inside of that company. I want to keep my options open to what roles I can fill in a company.

What does it take to be academically successful at Vanderbilt?

Having academic success at Vanderbilt requires having an open mind, pursuing your academic interests, and building strong relationships with professors and faculty throughout campus.

How do you manage your demanding schedule?

Making sure I am productive when I have free time away from my sport and getting ahead on work when I can.

What is your ritual before taking a test?

I call my mom.

What is your favorite quote?

“Just Do It.” – Nike