Orientation

Meet the Orientation Leaders

2021 Orientation Leaders

Desirae Billingsley- Orientation Leader

Desirae Billingsley

Favorite organization/activity at UM: TRIO Student Support Services

Favorite place on campus: the hammocks

Interesting thing about you: I was once on the news for being awarded over $100,000 in scholarship money.

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Joshua Brown

Favorite organization/activity at UM: Black Student Union

Favorite place on campus: the hammocks

Interesting thing about you: When I eat cereal, I never pick up the bowl and drink the milk. I scoop all of the milk out with my spoon.

Mixtica Canales- Orientation Leader

Mixtica Canales

Favorite organization/activity at UM: University Program Council

Favorite place on campus: Farmer Hall

Interesting thing about you: I am an ordained minister.

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Aubrie Chastain

Favorite organization/activity at UM: The Alabamian and Chi Omega

Favorite place on campus: the Library

Interesting thing about you: I’m from Chattanooga,Tennessee, and I love all things coffee!

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Holly Dunn

Favorite organization/activity at UM: Welcome Weekend!

Favorite place on campus: Main Quad or the hammocks

Interesting thing about you: I had jaw surgery to fix my underbite.

Delaney Eaves- Orientation Leader

Delaney Eaves

Favorite organization/activity at UM: Gold Side and Chi Omega

Favorite place on campus: Flowerhill and the hammocks

Interesting thing about you: I can do character voice impressions.

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Bailey Glasgow

Favorite organization/activity at UM: Greek Life

Favorite place on campus: the stage in Palmer and the artwork behind UMOM

Interesting thing about you: I am 4’8” in height, which is only 4 inches taller than actor Peter Dinklage and 2 inches shorter than actor Danny Devito.

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Rivers Haley

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Mikhaila Hampton

Favorite organization/activity at UM: College Night

Favorite place on campus: Theatre Building

Interesting thing about you: I am the oldest of three kids, and I have an English bulldog named Tiger.

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Faith Hanna

Favorite organization/activity at UM: Greek Life

Favorite place on campus: the picnic table across from the library

Interesting thing about you: I absolutely love reading. I constantly find myself getting lost between the pages of a good book and have actually finished a 998 page book in one day.

Dria Hawkins- Orientation Leader

Dria Hawkins

Favorite organization/activity at UM: College Night

Favorite place on campus: Farmer Hall

Interesting thing about you: I used to be a really good singer, but I blew out my vocal cords my senior year of high school.

Jacob Heath- Orientation Leader

Jacob Heath

Favorite organization/activity at UM: Greek Life

Favorite place on campus: the Library

Interesting thing about you: I am an Eagle Scout.

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Riley Hickman

Favorite organization/activity at UM: College Night

Favorite place on campus: Main Quad

Interesting thing about you: I have a pet tarantula.

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Mary Kate Middlebrook

Favorite organization/activity at UM: Intramural sports and Alpha Gamma Delta

Favorite place on campus: Main Quad

Interesting thing about you: I am afraid of vomiting and any illness.

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Manuel Munoz

Favorite organization/activity at UM: Intramurals

Favorite place on campus: Farmer Hall

Interesting thing about you: I am the first in my family to go to college!

Eliza Nabors- Orientation Leader

Eliza Nabors

Favorite organization/activity at UM: Gold Side

Favorite place on campus: the hammocks and walking track near Flower Hill

Interesting thing about you: I love to cook!

Kensley Sandlin- Orientation Leader

Kensley Sandlin

Favorite organization/activity at UM: Chi Omega and Gold Side

Favorite place on campus: Reynolds Theatre

Interesting thing about you: I can twirl three fire batons at once.

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Jana Smallwood

Favorite organization/activity at UM: Delta Gamma

Favorite place on campus: Farmer Hall and the Student Activity Center

Interesting thing about you: I’m double jointed.

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Jayden Spear

Favorite organization/activity at UM: Student Government Association

Favorite place on campus: Flower Hill

Interesting thing about you: I have played the video game Mass Effect all the way through six times.

Paige Stephens- Orientation Leader

Paige Stephens

Favorite organization/activity at UM: Greek Life

Favorite place on campus: Farmer Hall

Interesting thing about you: I am certified to teach archery.

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Destiny Walker

Favorite organization/activity at UM: College Night

Favorite place on campus: Intramural Fields

Interesting thing about you: I love math!

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Riley Watkins

Favorite organization/activity at UM: Alpha Delta Pi

Favorite place on campus: the courtyard in Harman Hall

Interesting thing about you: I have accidentally invaded another country.

Jamiya Williams- Orientation Leader

Jamiya Williams

 

Favorite organization/activity at UM: College Night

Favorite place on campus: the hammocks or Main Quad

Interesting thing about you: Some friends and I went viral on TikTok.