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Meet the Orientation Leaders

2020 Orientation Leaders

Desirae Billingsley- Orientation Leader

Desirae Billingsley

Favorite Activity at UM: Attending basketball games

Favorite place on campus: the TRIO SSS Office

Interesting thing about you: I was on the news.

Candler Brown- Orientation Leader

Candler Brown

Favorite activity at UM: Being a part of Phi Mu

Favorite place on campus: Tutwiler Hall porch

Interesting thing about you: I love baking.

Jay Brown- Orientation Leader

Jay Brown

Favorite activity at UM: Orientation and UPC

Favorite place on campus: the Game Room

Interesting thing about you: I’m double jointed, and I speak Spanish.

Kam Bruner- Orientation Leader

Kam Bruner

Favorite activity at UM: Being a part of Phi Mu

Favorite place on campus: Besides my room, I like Bloch Hall.

Interesting thing about you: I have danced since age five and was on the UM Dance Team for two years.

Mixtica Canales- Orientation Leader

Mixtica Canales

Favorite activity at UM: Being a part of Delta Gamma

Favorite place on campus: The Child Study Center, where I work.

Interesting thing about you: I was born in Zacatecas, Mexico.

Leah Crawford- Orientation Leader

Leah Crawford

Favorite activity at UM: Intramural Sports, especially volleyball and kickball

Favorite place on campus: I love Main Quad! It’s my favorite place to relax and study.

Interesting thing about you: Everytime I go to a concert, I always run into the artist beforehand.

Thomas Dillard- Orientation Leader

Thomas Dillard

Favorite activity at UM: Student Government Association

Favorite place on campus: Chilling on Main Quad and in Farmer Hall.

Interesting thing about you: I’m Guatemalan.

Delaney Eaves- Orientation Leader

Delaney Eaves

Favorite activity at UM: Gold Side and Chi Omega

Favorite place on campus: The caf because I always get to see my friends there!

Interesting thing about you: I’ve been an extra on Nickelodeon.

Jonathan Everheart- Orientation Leader

Jonathan Everheart

Favorite activity at UM: Midnight Breakfast

Favorite place on campus: Palmer Hall (College Night)

Interesting thing about you: I love to bowl!

Lily Farnworth- Orientation Leader

Lily Farnworth

Favorite activity at UM: All of the activities put on in the Residence Halls.

Favorite place on campus: I like the balcony at Tutwiler.

Interesting thing about you: I like to talk and laugh.

Breyanna Hamblin- Orientation Leader

Breyanna Hamblin

Favorite activity at UM: Intramurals, Greek Life, and Purple Side

Favorite place on campus: I love the hammocks near Flower Hill.

Interesting thing about you: I have never been stung, but I have almost swallowed a bee.

Dria Hawkins- Orientation Leader

Dria Hawkins

Favorite activity at UM: University Program Council (UPC)

Favorite place on campus: Jay Brown’s residence hall room.

Interesting thing about you: I just learned how to braid to the scalp after trying for 15 years.

Jacob Heath- Orientation Leader

Jacob Heath

Favorite activity at UM: Phi Gamma Delta (FIJI) and College Night

Favorite place on campus: The lobby area of Strong Hall.

Interesting thing about you: I am an Eagle Scout.

Peri McCoy- Orientation Leader

Peri McCoy

Favorite activity at UM: Being a part of Greek Life

Favorite place on campus: Bibb Graves Dance Studio

Interesting thing about you: I have a denim jacket collection.

Jay Mobley- Orientation Leader

Jay Mobley

Favorite activity at UM: Purple Side and Lambda Chi Alpha

Favorite place on campus: Farmer Hall while I’m eating!

Interesting thing about you: I have a fake tooth, and I haven’t cut my hair since coming to college.

Eliza Nabors- Orientation Leader

Eliza Nabors

Favorite activity at UM: Gold Side

Favorite place on campus: Farmer Hall

Interesting thing about you: I can read anyting to the tune of Billy Jean.

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Dakota Patrick

Favorite activity at UM: College Night

Favorite place on campus: The Student Life Office

Interesting thing about you: I have a twin sister.

Ellen Reid- Orientation Leader

Ellen Reid

Favorite activity at UM: Being a part of Greek Life- Delta Gamma

Favorite place on campus: The Student Activity Center

Interesting thing about you: I can pop my hip out of place.

Kensley Sandlin- Orientation Leader

Kensley Sandlin

Favorite activity at UM: Gold Side

Favorite place on campus: Reynolds Theatre

Interesting thing about you: I’ve been to Walt Disney World 23 times.

Jayden Spear- Orientation Leader

Jayden Spear

Favorite activity at UM: Freshman Forum

Favorite place on campus: Main Hall TV Room

Interesting thing about you: I have watched Singin’ in the Rain at least 100 times, and I have the whole movie memorized.

Paige Stephens- Orientation Leader

Paige Stephens

Favorite activity at UM: Being a part of Phi Mu

Favorite place on campus: Kam Bruner’s Residence Hall Room

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

Jamiya Williams- Orientation Leader

Jamiya Williams

Favorite activity at UM: College Night

Favorite place on campus: My Residence Hall room

Interesting thing about you: If I were to change my major, I’d most likely change it to Musical Theatre.

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Meagon Williams

 

Favorite activity at UM: College Night

Favorite place on campus: Reynolds Hall

Interesting thing about you: I can knit.