SAMbassador: Tom

High school: Seven Lakes  High School

Major/minor: Criminal Justice, Homeland Security Studies (minor)

Class of: 2020

Hometown: Breda, the Netherlands

Hobbies & interests: I love playing Football, Soccer, Basketball, eating and working out.

Campus involvement/organizations: Theta Chi Fraternity and Kats for Casa.

Favorite place to eat in Huntsville: Yummy Yummy.

Favorite spot on campus: The Rec Center.

Most memorable SHSU experience: Getting initiate for Theta Chi.

Favorite SHSU tradition: Going to Football Games.

Favorite class taken at SHSU: Intro to CJ

Favorite professor: Cutty Gilbert

One thing you can't leave home without: Snacks

Why did you choose SHSU?: I wanted to study Criminal Justice and this is one of the best schools for that major.

One of the ways I show Bearkat pride is by: My orange hair means I'm always wearing orange.

What has surprised you most about yourself since you came to SHSU?: I can do homework without my parents telling me to do it.

What advice would you give incoming students?: My advice is to not worry about the "freshman 15", because walking around campus is a great exercise.

One fun/random fact about you: I'm from the Netherlands and have lived in 4 different countries.

After I graduate from SHSU, I hope to: Go into the private security sector and to work in counter-terrorism.


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