I am passionate about playing golf and the golf industry. As a strong student at the oldest and a highly competitive school in the state of Nebraska founded in 1863, I excel academically and athletically. I am registered for Advanced Placement courses for this upcoming Sophomore year and was on the Head of School Honor Roll for the entire 2018-2019 School Year. Additionally, I was selected to be one of 40 students regionally to be a member of Creighton University's Heider School of Business Youth Leadership Omaha's Class #27.
At 15, I was the only starting Freshman member of our Brownell Talbot High School Varsity Golf team coached by Kyle Schellpeper, PGA. I received a Varsity Letter and was awarded Most Improved Player by Coach Schellpeper and am active as a member of the Nebraska Junior Golf Tour.
I was a member of the winning 2018 Web.com Pinnacle Junior Pro Am team at Indian Creek Golf Course with PGA Professional Jared Wolfe of the Web.com Tour. With my Father at age 14, we won the 2018 Mutual of Omaha Summer Match Play League comprised of all adults with the exception of myself. I am well rounded athlete participating in Football and Basketball. I hold a 3rd Degree Level 3 Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do, am a national exam medalist in French, a medal winner in Forensics and a member of the All State Chorus and as a pianist play in our High School Jazz Group. I participate in a number of service initiatives in the Omaha region including the Omaha Equestrian Foundation and as a Game Day Announcer for the All-Play Miracle Baseball League. I am a dedicated, hard worker, collaborative team member, and results oriented with a thoughtful approach and mindful, focused and coachable personality. I am a advocate that knowledge is power only with compassion. I am kind, caring and passionate about any activity in which I am involved.
My paternal Grandfather was a member of Villanova's Varsity Basketball Team that was a NCAA Tournament semi finalist. He is also a graduate of Columbia University’s Business School. My father was a Division 1 athlete and is a graduate of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and has a current GHIN of +2.5. My Father holds a MBA from Georgetown University and a Doctorate from Creighton University. My Father has served as a member of Georgetown University's Alumni Admissions Council for over 20 years and is an Adjunct Professor at Bellevue University. Three of my Uncles played, Basketball and Football at the USAF Academy, Auburn University and Vanderbilt. My Godmother was Captain of the Varsity Tennis Team at Bowdoin College. Additionally, I have a cousin who is a current senior Varsity Football player on scholarship at Tufts University in Boston. We have over 115 years of Vanderbilt University Alumni and 100 years University of Alabama family alumni. Additionally, other family members are graduates of the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Bowdoin College, Northwestern University, New York University, Columbia University Law School, The University of the South, The University of Chicago, and Washington and Lee University.
My cousin Erin Griffin Jean was an academic All America Soccer player for Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, MI and is VP of Marketing for Riddell. Her husband Jean Baptise Jean is an executive with AT&T and former Captain of the University of Southern Illinois Football team that also included NFL Linebacker and Analyst Bar Scott. My cousin Emily Griffin is VP of Marketing for the Detroit Lions of the NFL. My cousin Liz Bogie is Manager of VIP Services for the Washington Nationals of the MLB.
With this strong legacy of academic, athletic, professional and service achievements, I aspire to be a high performing student/golfer at College majoring in Sports Management/Business in preparation for a career in business , data analytics, law in the Sports Management industry. I plan to continue my golf journey as a player as far as my work and talent will take me. I train with a private well recognized PGA Professional, Ryan Norman who is the Head Golf Coach at Nebraska Wesleyan University and actively participate in the Nebraska Junior Golf Tour, Junior PG Golf Programs/Competitions in Nebraska and the Region as well as my High School Varsity Golf Team. I am seeking to align with high quality academic and golf programs which will enable me to further these objectives at an elite level.
Thank you in advance for your consideration and interest.