Name: Elena Hunt
Hometown: Lumberton, NC
Major: Exercise and Sport Science
Coming from a small hometown, I knew very few people. That changed fast. – E.H.
My group of friends really made me feel like I was at home. – E.H.
The leadership course I’m taking is changing my idea of myself as a leader. – E.H.
Jeané Rowell. Summer Bridge buddy. Fantastic gospel choir singer.
Melody Lee is never not down to talk fashion. Once even let herself be talked into modeling in a fashion show Elena hosted.
Frank Tillman. Also from the 910 area code. Also a Gates scholar. Totally different hairstylist.
Amber McDowell is a trusted co-planner of Carolina Indian Circlebanquet. (There’s a lot to it.)
The American Indian Center in Abernethy Hall has the best study room anywhere.
Priyanka Mehta. Also on the board of Greek council. Neither hogs credit for the council’s recent national award.
Leslie Locklear. Gates Millennium Scholar and all-around inspiring woman. Initially kind of intimidating, but reached out to Elena right away.
Best friend Ceaira McKoy. Captain of Misconception Dance Company. Utterly fierce when it comes to hip-hop moves.
Elena and Rachel Tates interned together at the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs.
Mike Jones is a fellow small-towner, NC Renaissance attendee and champion of anti-bullying programs.
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