Southern Nazarene University
Mind Games Team
Competition Dates: 2/10/13
Bio: I was born in England and moved to Atlanta, Texas when I was ten years old. I graduated valedictorian from Atlanta High School, and now I'm completing my final semester as a Biology-Chemistry major with Physics and Mathematics minors from SNU. My favorite class at SNU has been Advanced Cadaver Dissection, and I also enjoy other academic pursuits such as lab assisting and tutoring. After graduating from SNU, I plan on attending medical school and pursuing a career in a radiologic or surgical specialty. My favorite activities outside of school include volunteering in the community, exploring nature, watching TV shows, and spending time with friends, family, and my beautiful wife, Anjali.
Major: English Literature
Bio: I just spent a semester abroad in Jerusalem, Israel, studying the history and politics of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, studies which included frequenting the West Bank and Tel Aviv and traveling to Jordan, Southern Spain, Morocco, and Turkey. Eventually I would like to earn a graduate degree, but plans immediately after graduation include taking a gap year to teach English abroad.
Major: BS, Politics and Law; BA Cultural and Communication Studies
Bio: Though I was born in Missouri, I grew up overseas as the son of two missionaries. I lived in France, Cote d’Ivoire, Benin, and Haiti before settling in Bethany, OK for high school and college. I returned to Benin in the summer of 2012 as an intern at the US Embassy. I am in my last semester at SNU, completing degrees in Politics and Law as well as Cultural and Communication Studies. I serve as editor-in-chief of SNU’s online student newspaper, The Echo, and work as a peer tutor at the campus’ writing center. After graduation, I plan on attending graduate school for international studies or political science and pursuing a career in public service. I enjoy reading the news, watching movies, and playing piano.
Bio: I have a few random hobbies. I've worked as a swim instructor for the past four years, I'm a classically trained pianist (12 years), and I love to ski with my family.