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Harrison Ott-Men’s Golf

Posted by on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 in Student-Athletes of the Month.

Harrison Ott
Men’s Golf
Senior
Human & Organizational Development

Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt?

I chose Vanderbilt because I wanted to play for Coach Limbaugh and really liked the other guys on the team.

What are your career goals?

I want to be a professional golfer.

What does it take to be academically successful at Vanderbilt?

To be academically successful at Vanderbilt, I think it takes using your resources as much as possible and communicating with your professors.

How do you manage your demanding schedule?

I manage our schedule by keeping a planner, but also trying my best to talk to professors and keep them in the loop about our schedule.

What is your ritual before taking a test?

My ritual before taking a test is trying not to cram and making sure I eat a good breakfast.

Who do you consider to be an unsung hero in your academic success at Vanderbilt? And Why?

Nate Bell, my Student Services Coordinator is for sure my unsung hero, making me successful. Nate kept me so organized and accountable early on.

Favorite quote?

“Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” – Tim Notke