Published on Show Me Mizzou August 25, 2022
Photos by CJ Harris
Three student leaders guide a larger group as they bring this year’s theme to life: Let’s paint the town gold!
Self-description: Silly, tender, calm
On the Homecoming theme: A fun, actionable way to spread Homecoming spirit
Favorite thing about Homecoming: Seeing the streets filled with people in the early hours the morning of the parade
Favorite class: Microbiology
Biggest surprise about college life: How little I know about cooking
Ultimate dinner companion: Gordon Ramsay
Have always wanted to: Dunk a basketball
A casual friend would never guess: I was homeschooled growing up.
First purchase after winning the lottery: A really nice grill
First crush: Taylor Swift
Obsession: Dr. Pepper
Superpower I’d like to have: Teleportation
Best way to relax: On my couch watching the St. Louis Cardinals
Wood Dale, Illinois
Self-description: Loud, independent, passionate
Why I got involved in Homecoming: The magic in the air when Homecoming rolls around — I wanted to be one of the magicians who pulls it off.
Proudest of: Coming to Mizzou knowing no one and looking back on the friendships I’ve made
Favorite class: Social media and audience strategy
Biggest surprise about college life: Dining halls aren’t that bad.
Most exciting experience: Being there when we beat LSU in 2020
Ultimate dinner companion: Betty White
A casual friend would never guess: I was a competitive dancer for 16 years.
First purchase after winning the lottery: The Mizzou football helmet cart
Self-description: Charismatic, driven, personable
Most challenging things about being a director: Balancing schedules and adding new spins on old traditions
Favorite class: Business and Society
Biggest surprise about college life: Your college professors are some of the nicest people you will ever meet.
Have always wanted to: Hit a hole-in-one
Glad I did it but wouldn’t do it again: Hike in Glacier National Park in snow up to my hip
I splurge on: A meal at Murry’s
First purchase after winning the lottery: G-Wagon because that is what Coach Drinkwitz drives
Biggest weakness: Ice cream
Dream job: General manager of the St. Louis Cardinals
First crush: Truman the Tiger