Lauren Barnes (she/her) is a junior from Peachtree City, Georgia majoring in Public Relations with a minor in general business.
Lauren is involved with Delta Gamma, Alice Magazine, and the Honors College.
In her free time, Lauren enjoys making games, quizzes, and art for her friends.
Lauren’s favorite quote: “People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou
Nathan Brown (he/him) is a sophomore from Pinson, Alabama majoring in News Media with a minor in Creative Writing.
Nate is a BRIDGE builder and a C&IS College Ambassador.
In his free time, Nate likes to watch sports, create apple music playlists, and play basketball.
Nathan’s favorite quote: “I’ll always shine on camera because God is working behind the scenes.”
Josha Charlery (she/her) is a sophomore from Naples, Florida majoring in News Media with a minor in Art.
Josha is a Lucy’s Legacy mentor and a part of the C&IS Student Executive Council.
In her free time, Josha enjoys reading, practicing with her camera and watching anime.
Josha’s favorite quote: “Butterflies don’t know the color of their wings, but human eyes can see how beautiful they are. Likewise, you don’t know how amazing you are, but others can see that you are special.”
Christine Choi (she/her) is a junior from Montgomery, Alabama majoring in Graphic Design.
Christine is the vice president of the General Arts Club.
In her free time, Christine enjoys listening to music and relaxing.
Christine’s favorite quote: “We don’t make mistakes; we just have happy accidents.” – Bob Ross
Jacob Dunaway (he/him) is a sophomore from Madison, Mississippi majoring in Marketing with a minor in Public Relations.
Jacob is a Brother of AKPsi, a Peer mentor for Culverhouse College of Business, a Collabful Campus Ambassador, and a part of the Admin team at University Programs.
In his free time, Jacob likes to run, hang with friends, and travel.
Jacob’s favorite quote: “They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself” – Andy Warhol
Cole Engelbrecht (he/him) is a junior from Dallas, Texas majoring in Graphic Design with a concentration on photography.
Cole is a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon. He also has a graphic design Instagram, @coley_graphics.
In his free time, Cole enjoys hanging out with family and friends, being outside, drawing, going out on the lake, and creating designs in Adobe Illustrator.
Cole’s favorite quote: “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.” – Proverbs 3:5-6
Bailey Foster (she/her) is a junior from Tuscaloosa, Alabama with a major in Human Development and a minor in Family Studies.
Bailey is a photographer/videographer at University Programs.
In her free time, Bailey enjoys listening to true crime podcasts while lifting weights, traveling to new hiking destinations and spending time in the sun with family & friends.
Bailey’s favorite quote: “Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway.” – John Wayne
Austin Grant (he/him) is a junior from Huntsville, Alabama majoring in Graphic Design.
Austin is involved with the Art Club and Bama Year One.
In his free time, Austin enjoys binge watching shows on Netflix and looking at Illustrator tutorials on YouTube.
Austin’s favorite quote: “You only live once.”
Destinee Hamilton (she/her) is a sophomore from Birmingham, Alabama majoring in Business Marketing with a minor in Psychology.
Destinee is a member of the National Honor Society.
In her free time, Destinee enjoys hanging out with friends.
Destinee’s favorite quote: “Once upon a time you were a little girl with big dreams that you promised you’d make real one day. Don’t disappoint yourself.”
Tierra Haywood (she/her) is a sophomore from Deltona, Florida majoring in Marketing with a minor in International Business.
Tierra is involved with Avanti Orientation leader, Women of Excellence, and is a marketing intern for the UA Hockey team.
In her free time, Tierra likes to go for runs and workout, and spend time reading poems by the river.
Tierra’s favorite quote: “A life without experience or lived unexplored if not a life worth living.”
Gabrielle Horne (she/her) is a senior from Portland, Oregon double majoring in Advertising and Studio Art (with a concentration in Digital Media)
Gabby is a member of Alpha Omicron Pi (served as Executive Secretary and Marketing Chair), Art Director and current Creative Director of Capstone Agency.
In her free time, Gabby enjoys attempting to become Tiktok famous, watching every show on Netflix and Hulu, listening to Blink-182, and running.
Gabby’s favorite quote: “Doth mother know you weareth her drapes.” – Tony Stark
Meaghan Hutchison (she/her) is a junior from Dothan, Alabama majoring in Creative Media with a minor in American Studies.
Meaghan is the Social Media Coordinator for Baptist Campus Ministries & a Photographer and Videographer for University Programs.
Meaghan enjoys taking photos with her friends, laying by the pool, and watching New Girl & Friends.
Meaghan’s favorite quote: “A little clumsy but always smiling.”
Christian Jackson (he/him) is a senior from Montgomery, Alabama majoring in Public Relations with a minor in Political Science.
Christian is a C&IS Ambassador, and a Media Coordinator for the Capstone Agency.
Christian enjoys reality tv, YouTube, Big Little Lies, Instagramable meals, nature walks, memes, and tiktoks.
Christian’s favorite quote: “Whatever you do, always give 100%. Unless you’re donating blood.” – Bill Murray
Morgan Jacobs (she/her) is a senior from Birmingham, Alabama majoring in Communication Studies with a minor in Civic Engagement and Leadership.
Morgan is a Senior Social Media Director for General Art Club, Member of the Honors College, and an AMP Student.
In her free time Morgan likes to run, spend time with my family, draw, and travel.
Favorite quote: “The best things in life aren’t things.”
Kensey McMahon (she/her) is a senior from Jacksonville, Florida majoring in the Accelerated Master’s Program for Public Relation and minoring in Advertising Communication Studies.
Kensey is Captain of the UA Swim and Dive Team, a member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, Emerging Tide Leaders, Big Brother Big Sister, and an AMP student.
Kensey loves being outside, going to the lake, paddle boarding and playing spike ball with friends.
Kensey’s favorite quote: “God is within her, she will not fall.” – Psalm 46:5
Drew Merriweather (he/him) is a junior from Mobile, Alabama majoring in Digital Media.
Drew is a graphic designer for University Programs.
In his free time, Drew enjoys drawing cartoons, hanging out with friends, and playing on his Nintendo Switch.
Drew’s favorite quote: “Love the life you live. Live the life you love.” – Bob Marley
Crystal Nichols (she/her) is a sophomore from Montgomery, Alabama majoring in Interior Design on the CREATE Path to MBA.
Crystal is the secretary general of AIRMUNC.
In her free time, Crystal enjoys reading, watching Marvel and D.C. movies, and painting.
Crystal’s favorite quote: “Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection, we can capture excellence.” – Vincent Lombardi
Selena Ortega (she/her) is a senior from Tampa, Florida majoring in Public Health with a minor in Neuroscience and Psychology.
Selena is involved in Delta Gamma, Hands in Health, Alabama Student Rural Health Association, and the UA Neuroscience Society.
In her free time, Selena likes to hang out with her labradoodle “Bear,” run, watch crime TV shows, and play board games.
Selena’s favorite quote: “I like criticism. It makes you strong.” – Lebron James
Brekeese Pierce (he/him) is a senior from Huntsville, Alabama majoring in Political Science with a minor in English.
Brekeese is the president of FBLSA and involved with the Blackburn Institute, the Elliot Honor Society, and the BRIDGE program.
In his free time, Brekeese likes to spend time with family and friends, watch videos on financial literacy and entrepreneurship, watch motivational videos and sermons, plan new business ventures, workout, read, relax, and hang out in public settings.
Brekeese’s favorite quote: “Dress how you want to be addressed!”
Darshan Raj (he/him) is a sophomore from Raleigh, North Carolina majoring in Biology with a minor in Computing Tech and Applications.
Darshan is in the Pre-Medical Honor Society.
In his free time, Darshan enjoys working out, playing chess, and reading.
Darshan’s favorite quote: “Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.” – Mark Twain
Cy Salvant (he/him) is a sophomore from New Orleans, Louisiana majoring in Metallurgical Engineering.
Cy is a member of Bridge Builder.
In his free time, Cy enjoys exploring nature, trying new food places, and making music playlists.
Cy’s favorite quote: “I’m sorry, if you were right, I’d agree with you.” – Robin Williams
JeTori Samples (she/her) is a sophomore from Hoover, Alabama majoring in Hospitality Management.
JeTori is involved with Lucy’s Legacies, Avanti Madness, and Crimson Hospitality.
In her free time, JeTori likes to hang out with her friends and go out to eat and shop.
JeTori’s favorite quote: “Leave a little sparkle wherever you go.”
Lauren Schmidlkofer (she/her) is a junior from John’s Creek, Georgia majoring in Public Relations with a minor in Management Communications.
Lauren is the Phi Mu Public Relations Officer, Vice President of Chapter Communications for PRSSA, and a Strategist for the Capstone Agency.
In her free time, Lauren enjoys shopping, working out, and eating at World of Beer and Avenue Pub.
Lauren’s favorite quote: “Be somebody who makes everybody feel like a somebody.”
Jayleigh Tawbush (she/her) is a junior from Locust Fork, Alabama majoring in Secondary Education (ELA).
Jayleigh is an event programmer for University Programs.
In her free time, Jayleigh enjoys spending time with her friends, family, and her goldendoodle Bentley. She also loves reading, hiking, and taking spin classes.
Jayleigh’s favorite quote: “Make today count.”
Vanessa Thraen (she/her) is a senior from Minneapolis, Minnesota majoring in Public Relations with a minor in Communication Studies.
Vanessa is a part of the social media team for Nineteen Fifty-Six Magazine, Social Media team for Alice Magazine, and a Brand ambassador for University Programs.
In her free time, Vanessa enjoys spending a ridiculous amount of time on Tiktok, playing with her dog Romeo, binging trashy reality TV, turning down plans to go out, and eating chipotle in her bed.
Vanessa’s favorite quote: “We must be willing to let go of the life we planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” – Joseph Campbell
Tre Turner (he/him) is a Sophomore from Tuscaloosa, Alabama majoring in Marketing.
Tre is involved in the Admin Team Lead and a member of Lambda Sigma.
In his free time, Tre enjoys listening to podcasts, going to the gym, going on drives, and going to Target.
Tre’s favorite quote: “You get in life what you have the courage to ask.” – Oprah Winfrey
Kylie Wagner (she/her) is a sophomore from Bel Air, Maryland double majoring in Communication Studies and Finance with a minor in Art.
Kylie is a member of CHAARG and PWCB.
In her free time, Kylie enjoys working out and doing outdoor activities such as hiking, swimming, and kayaking.
Kylie’s favorite quote: “I know who I am, I know what I believe, and that’s all I need to know.”
Anuki Wickramanayake (she/her) is a sophomore from Spanish Fort, Alabama majoring in General Business with a minor in Human Resources and Real Estate.
Anuki is a RA at Tutweiler and the community service director for BSU.
In her free time, Anuki enjoys working out, travel, painting, and spending time with family and friends.
Anuki’s favorite quote: “Work hard in silence, let success be your noise.” – Frank Ocean
Kristin Williams (she/her) is a sophomore from Birmingham, Alabama majoring in Nursing.
Kristin is a Lucy’s Legacy mentor.
In her free time, Kristin enjoys spending time with her friends and family and watching Netflix.
Kristin’s favorite quote: “But as for you, be strong and do not give up for your work will be rewarded.” – 2nd Chronicles 15:7