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Our Honors Ambassadors are student employees who work on behalf of the Judy Genshaft
Honors College and serve as representatives. They promote our values, serve as advocates,
and exemplify what it means to be an honors student by sharing their own experiences.
You will find our Honors Ambassadors giving tours of the College, answering questions
at the front desk or over the phone, or performing administrative tasks for honors
faculty and staff. They also serve as honors liaisons at College-hosted and university
Our Honors Ambassadors and available to answer questions regarding the Judy Genshaft
Honors College, Tampa, and college life in general. Read through their bios below,
find a student who resonates with you, and reach out via email with their name in the subject line (Example: GRACE - Judy Genshaft Honors College
Inquiry). Please allow up to one week for our student to respond to your question(s). For additional questions regarding admissions, please contact Grace Beck.
Biomedical SciencesMinors: Psychology, Public HealthLakeland, FL
I love being outdoors, reading, yoga, going to the gym, dogs, and scuba diving!
Health SciencesMinor: Leadership StudiesGainesville, FL
Dance, musical theatre, singing, travel, makeup artistry, Disney, and animals!
Teagan will be back giving tours this summer.
Biomedical SciencesMinor: General Public HealthTampa, FL
Traveling, volunteering at Tampa General Hospital and Bay Life Church, trying new
coffee shops around Tampa, watching various sporting events with friends and family,
game nights, and exploring state parks around FL.
Cell and Molecular BiologyIndia & United Arab Emirates
Keeping up with the news, reading fiction, watching shows, anime, listening to music,
going on walks, cleaning and organizing, cooking when I miss food from home, drinking
coffee, eating spicy food, and multitasking.
Biomedical EngineeringLithia, FL
I enjoy spending time outdoors as often as I can; I especially love hiking, running,
and kayaking. I also love trying new things, whether that's a new restaurant on the
weekend or traveling to a new place.
Public HealthMinor: Political ScienceClermont, FL
Reading, volleyball, hiking, biking, traveling, health politics, and exploring Tampa.
Cell and Molecular BiologyMinor: Public HealthOcala, FL
Spending time with friends and family, reading novels, watching suspense movies, listening
to 70s music, travelling to unfamiliar places, and photography.
Biomedical Sciences (Graduate)Minors: Nutrition, PsychologyRiverview, FL
Travelling, tabata and HIIT training, cooking (Pinterest is my life), reading medical
books, and organizing (Marie Kondo-style).
Biomedical SciencesMinors: Sociology, Public HealthTampa, FL
Listening to music, drawing, volunteering, pediatrics, reading, fashion design, travel,
watching movies in theaters, drinking taro boba milk tea, playing volleyball, and
Cell and Molecular BiologyMinor: CriminologyClermont, FL
Exploring Tampa and trying different restaurants; movie-watcher, traveler, and theme
Biochemistry, PsychologyMinor: Biomedical EngineeringHo Chi Minh, Vietnam
Wandering, biking, wandering on a bike; overthinking movies, books, shows, and anime;
board/card games and good food; and deciding where to go by throwing a dart at the