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Kristen Denk-Women’s Track and Field

Feb. 5, 2019—Kristen Denk Women’s Track & Field Senior 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...

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Simon Ejike-Men’s Basketball

Feb. 5, 2019—Simon Ejike Men’s Basketball Sophomore Major: Human & Organizational Development Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I chose to attend Vanderbilt because it’s a great school that is close to home (Virginia). What are your career goals? My career goal is to first graduate and hopefully play in the NBA someday. What does it...

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Kristin Quah-Bowling

Dec. 20, 2018—Kristin Quah Bowling Senior Major: Electrical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I wanted a balance between a school with a strong academic programme and a strong bowling team and Vanderbilt provided me with the best opportunity for that. What are your career goals? I would like to work in...

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Patrick Martin-Men’s Golf

Dec. 20, 2018—Patrick Martin Men’s Golf Senior Major: Human & Organizational Development Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I chose Vanderbilt because of Coach Limbaugh. I knew with his leadership and the players around me, that I would have the opportunity to be a part of something special. Vanderbilt as a strong academic institution was a...

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Donovan Sheffield-Football

Nov. 30, 2018—Donovan Sheffield Football Senior Major: Human & Organizational Development Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I chose Vanderbilt because it was an opportunity for me to be challenged every day and in every setting to be my best self. Being at Vanderbilt demands your full effort to be successful, and I knew this environment...

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Bree Horrocks-Women’s Basketball

Nov. 30, 2018—Bree Horrocks Women’s Basketball Graduate Student Program: Child Studies Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I chose to attend Vanderbilt because it is a strong academic school to follow my bachelors. The graduate school is well known and top ranked. Also, Nashville is a great city with many things to do. What are your...

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Emily Smith-Women’s Tennis

Nov. 6, 2018—Emily Smith Women’s Tennis Senior Major: Communication Studies Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I chose to attend Vanderbilt because it was an opportunity I literally couldn’t say no to. The academics, the team, the feel of it just felt like where I had to be. What are your career goals? My career goals...

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Caleb Peart-Football

Nov. 6, 2018—Caleb Peart Football Senior Major: Medicine, Health and Society Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? Vanderbilt is a unique place given the fact that it is a top 15 academic institution that is also a part of the SEC. Even prior to enrolling in Vanderbilt I was well aware of the types of challenges...

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Jason Vincze-Men’s Cross Country

Oct. 1, 2018—Jason Vincze Men’s Cross Country Senior Major: Economics Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I wanted to get out of Texas and see a little bit more of the world. It worked out that I could participate in athletics and also challenge myself academically. What are your career goals? My hope is to pursue...

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Jackie Welch-Soccer

Oct. 1, 2018—Jackie Welch Soccer Senior Major: Human & Organizational Development Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I chose to come to Vanderbilt because of the mix of athletics and academics. Not to mention, Nashville is an amazing city with so much to do. The first time I visited the campus, I immediately felt a sense...

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