An Interview On
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

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Interview Date:May 2020

Gender Identity: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Black
Sexual Orientation: Heterosexual
Graduation Year: 2021
High School Experience: Public school in Southwestern Virginia that was predominantly Black with a graduating class of about 400 students. There was a mix of students who went to college, the armed forces, and the workforce, but the majority of students went to college.
First-Generation College Student: Yes
Major: Geography
Minor: Africana Studies
Extracurricular Activities: I am part of the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets, which is a full-time commitment. I also [have a leadership role] in the Black Organizations Council.

Have any of your extracurricular activities had a particularly big impact on your experience?
They have both had a big impact in that they’ve opened avenues for me to meet various people of different backgrounds. Through the Black Organizations Council, I also got to meet the Central Park Five.

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