BackgroundInterview Date:March 2020
Gender Identity: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Graduation Year: 2021
High School Experience: Private Catholic high school in Warwick, RI with a graduating class of about 100 students. There was a culture of going to college.
First-Generation College Student: No
Major: Cellular and Molecular Biology
Extracurricular Activities: I’m a member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) executive board, I’m part of a [varsity sports team], and I have an on-campus job.
Did any of your extracurricular activities have a particularly big impact on your experience?
Being a student-athlete means I have a limited amount of free time throughout the week. I have classes, practice, lifts, and competitions on the weekends. That makes my whole college experience different than the rest of the students that go here. Being part of clubs like the SAAC means I’m involved in the bigger picture of athletics. We vote on NCAA legislation, try holding events for student-athletes on campus, and we encourage community service throughout the school year.