BackgroundInterview Date:January 2020
Gender Identity: Female
Graduation Year: 2022
Sexual Orientation: Heterosexual
High School Experience: Public high school in the south suburbs of Chicago, IL with a graduating class of about 700 students. There was a culture of going to college.
First-Generation College Student: No
Minor: African and African-American Studies
Extracurricular Activities: I’m a student-athlete, I participate in the Black Student Union (BSU), and the Multicultural Resource Center.
Did any of your extracurricular activities have a particularly big impact on your experience? In what ways?
Yes, I’d say all of those things I’ve participated in give you a good sense of community on campus. Also, if you’re having any self-identity issues, they’ll help you have some sense of belonging.