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Taiana Tolleson-Soccer

Nov. 1, 2019—Taiana Tolleson Soccer Senior Major: Human & Organizational Development Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I chose Vanderbilt because it felt most like home when I came on my visits and it gave me the opportunity to play in a tough conference while getting a really good education that would pay off in the...

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Jared Pinkney-Football

Nov. 1, 2019—Jared Pinkney Football Senior Major: Communication Studies Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? Unique opportunity to play SEC football and graduate from a prestigious university. What are your career goals? NFL, sports broadcasting. What does it take to be academically successful at Vanderbilt? Focus, time management skills, and sacrifice. How do you manage your demanding...

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Autumn Newby-Women’s Basketball

Oct. 1, 2019—Autumn Newby Women’s Basketball Junior Major: Medicine, Health & Society and Psychology Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I chose to attend Vanderbilt because I wanted to get the best education while playing at the highest level of women’s basketball. What are your career goals? I want to attend nursing school when I graduate and...

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Harrison Thomas-Men’s Cross Country

Oct. 1, 2019—Harrison Thomas Men’s Cross Country Senior Major: Biomedical Engineering Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I chose Vanderbilt for its combination of great academics and athletics.  I felt like there was no better place to challenge myself in both those areas, and I couldn’t pass up the amazing location of the school. What are your...

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Hannon Eberts-Soccer

Sep. 3, 2019—Hannon Eberts Soccer Senior Major: Economics Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I chose Vanderbilt because of the outstanding academic and athletic opportunities it offers. I immediately fell in love with the beautiful campus and all of the hidden gems Nashville’s made up of. What are your career goals? Upon graduation in May, I...

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Andre-Mintze-Football

Sep. 3, 2019—Andre Mintze Football Senior Major: Medicine, Health & Society Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I chose Vanderbilt because it was the best of both worlds for me. I knew I had the opportunity to compete amongst the best on and off the field, allowing me to  grow on so many levels. What are...

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Feleti Afemui-Football

Jul. 31, 2019—Feleti Afemui Football Junior Major: Human & Organizational Development Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I chose it because of the education and the new experience so I wanted to get out of my comfort zone and challenge myself. What are your career goals? Graduate and get my degree; make it to the league....

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Sara Tsai-Women’s Cross Country

Jul. 31, 2019—Sara Tsai Women’s Cross Country Senior/Graduate Student Major: Mechanical Engineering Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I chose Vanderbilt because I wanted to be able to pursue both my academic and athletic goals. Vanderbilt provides a unique opportunity to be part of one the best academic institutions in the country while also providing top...

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Aaron Nesmith-Men’s Basketball

Jul. 9, 2019—Aaron Nesmith Men’s Basketball Sophomore Major: Human & Organizational Development Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I chose to come to Vanderbilt because it is truly the cream of the crop, athletically and academically. The high-level basketball with the high-level academics simply can’t be beat. What are your career goals? My career goal is...

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Paige Hamilton-Swimming

Jul. 9, 2019—Paige Hamilton Swimming Senior Major: Cognitive Studies Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? It was important to me while making my college decision that I felt like I had a home at my school and with my team.  From the first time I stepped on campus, I knew that Vanderbilt Athletics was dedicated to...

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