Homecoming Court 2015

By Rabia Ilyas

Homecoming Court 2015

Name: Jazmyn Thomas

Major: Human Development and Family Studies

Favorite restaurant on campus: Bombay

Hopes/goals for post grad: become student affairs professional

Greatest experience of past year: helping with International Student Orientation

Name: Bridget O’Brien (DID NOT SHOW UP IN illinois.edu)

Major: Civil Engineering

Hometown: Chicago, IL

Favorite restaurant on campus: Maize

Hopes/goals for post grad: Begin a fulfilling and impactful career

Greatest experience of past year: Helping plan several Homecoming events

Name: Jaylin DaVon McClinton

Major: African-American Studies & Political Science

Hometown: Chicago, Illinois

Favorite restaurant on campus: Maize

Hopes/Goals for Post Grad: spend my time with my mom/grandma

Greatest experience of past year: Winning my student trustee election and meeting Hillary Clinton

Name: Illyanna Lopez

Major: Elementary Education

Hometown: Elgin, Illinois

Favorite restaurant on campus: Joe’s Half-Priced Burgers

Hopes/Goals for Post Grad: Receive a full time teaching position abroad!

Greatest experience of past year: Traveling around Thailand for 3 weeks.

Name: Nicholas Leighton Tarleton

Major: Food Science and Human Nutrition

Hometown: Westchester, Illinois

Favorite Restaurant on Campus: Zorbas

Hopes/Goals for Post Grad: Work in the food industry and receive a Ph.D. in Public Health and Food Safety.

Greatest Experience of Past Year: Being crowned the Mister University of Illinois 2014.

Name: Yitian Tang

Major: Economics & Statistics

Hometown: Wuhan, China

Favorite Restaurant on campus: Basil Thai

Hopes/Goals for Post Grad: Become a data analyst.

Greatest experience of Past Year: Spent the summer 2015 interning.

Name: Marc Allen Fabros Chua

Major: Economics with a minor in Business

Hometown: Gurnee

Favorite Restaurant on campus: Joe’s Half Price Burgers

Hopes/Goals for Post Grad: Work as a management consultant and travel the world.

Greatest experience of past year: Work as a consultant with Mandalay Bay in the Willis Tower.

Name: Alex Nathan Kahn

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Hometown: Glen Ellyn, IL

Favorite Restaurant on campus: Maize

Hopes/Goals for Post Grad: Graduate school for mechanical engineering

Greatest experience of past year: Competing across the country with Illinois Men’s Volleyball.

Name: Mitchell K. Dickey

Major: Political Science & Economics

Hometown: Bourbonnais, IL

Favorite restaurant on campus: Bangkok Thai

Hopes/goals for post-grad: Work for 3 years, then go back to school for an MPA.

Greatest experience of past year: Introducing Vice President Joe Biden to campus for the It’s On Us campaign.

Name: Matthew Hill

Major: Political Science & Communication

Hometown: Buffalo Grove, IL

Favorite restaurant on campus: Which Wich

Hopes/goals for post-grad: Helping an organization, agency or politician with communications.

Greatest experience of past year: Snapping a selfie in Vice President Joe Biden’s limo when he visited to promote the It’s On Us campaign.

Name: Maxwell Elliott Colon

Hometown: Mt. Prospect, IL

Favorite restaurant on campus: Mia Za’s

Major: Psychology and Spanish

Hopes/goals for post-grad: I look forward to pursuing a master’s in Human Resources and Industrial Relations.

Greatest experience of past year: Facilitating the packaging of over 150,000 meals to for those in need.

Name: Krishna Somayajula

Major: Industrial Engineering and Economics

Hometown: Portland, OR

Favorite Restaurant on Campus: Antonio’s Pizza

Hopes & Goals for Post-Grad: Coming down for Dad’s Weekend with 2nd generation Illini.

Greatest Experience of the Past Year: Attending the Big Ten on the Hill Conference in Washington D.C.

Name: Ashley S. Moy

Hometown: Barrington, IL

Major: Bioengineering

Favorite Restaurant on Campus: Cravings

Hopes and Goals for Post-Grad: Coming down for Mom’s Weekend with 2th generation Illini

Greatest Experience for the Past Year: Spending winter break on the Illinois Ski and Snowboard Club trip

Name: Oluseun Kayode Arowolaju

Hometown: Matteson, IL

Favorite Restaurant on Campus: Maize

Hopes/Goals for post-grad: Further education in graduate & law school.

Greatest experience for the past year: Being able to really explore and get

Involved on the Illinois Campus! Meeting new people everyday.

Name: Michael John Fassler

Major: MCB

Hometown: Sterling, IL

Favorite Restaurant on campus: Cactus Grill

Hopes/Goals for post-grad: I hope to someday become a pediatric surgeon.

Greatest experience for past year: Being elected to represent the UIUC Greek community on the Interfraternity Council.

Name: Nia Green

Hometown: Matteson, IL

Major: Kinesiology

Favorite Restaurant on campus: Caribbean Grill

Hopes/goals for post-grad: become a physical therapist.

Greatest experience for past year: Being able to represent U of I and my chapter in Washington, DC.

Name: Kendall L. Herren

Major: Agricultural Communications

Hometown: Somonauk, Illinois

Favorite Restaurant on Campus: La Bambas

Hopes/Goals for Post-Grad:I hope to work in the agriculture industry.

Greatest experience of Past year: I think the best part of this past year has been spent with my sorority sisters.

Name: Hannah Taylor

Major: Materials Science and Engineering

Hometown: Pawnee, Illinois

Favorite Restaurant on Campus: Black Dog

Hopes/Goals for Post-grad: Hope to find a career that I love.

Greatest experience of Past Year: Meeting Dee Brown.

Name: Deneen Amanda Holmes

Major: Community Health

Hometown: Calumet City, Illinois

Favorite Restaurant on Campus: Maize

Post-Grad Plans: UIC Public Health Program

Greatest Experience of Past Year: Hosting Wake Up Call 2015

Name: Razyeeh Mazaheri

Major: Animal Sciences

hometown : Vernon Hills, Illinois

Favorite restaurant on campus: Zorba’s

hopes/goals for post-grad: I hope to attend veterinary school.

Greatest experience in past year: Transferring to the University of Illinois!