Meet Our Students

Meet Our Students

A typical Franklin College student? That would be impossible to describe as our students hail from different backgrounds, possess a variety of skills and talents, and each pursue their education and interests on their own terms. Yet, they all found their fit at Franklin College where personalized education with dedicated faculty mentors is the norm. Check out their stories and discover how they are pursuing their passions at Franklin College.

Student Profiles

Larken Adams

Major: graphic design and art history

Topics: Faculty advocates

Nagib Afani

Major: Psychology

Topics: International student, golf

Camryn Allen

Major: Music

Topics: Internships, faculty who care, immersive learning

Clayton Black

Majors: political science, history

Topics: Getting involved

Devin Byers

Major: psychology, music
Topics: Campus life, commuter, faculty who care

Grace Esterline

Major: accounting, Spanish

Topics: required classes, literature

Hunter Fields

Majors: sociology and psychology

Topics: meaningful connections

Isaac Gleitz

Majors: journalism and Spanish

Topics: Getting involved, Why Franklin

Dylan Harker

Majors: pure math, applied math, and quantitative analysis

Topics: communication, non-traditional teaching

Kylie Heckert

Major: psychology and criminal justice

Topics: Greek life, community support, faculty support

Regan Hendricks

Major: public relations

Topic: developing friendships

Jordan Hoard

Major: psychology and French minor

Topic: Research

Kia Hreno

Major: Psychology, Master of Science in Athletic Training

Erica Irish

Major: journalism

Topics: Hands-on learning, mentor

Janae Johnson

Major: sociology

Topics: Launch mentor, Welcome Week

Reilly Jones

Major: Business

Topics: Faculty advice; discovering interests

Borden Kennedy

Major: psychology

Topics: Internships

Payton Kittaka

Major: chemistry

Topics: career exploration, internships

Paul Klaeren

Major: Economics

Topics: Sports, support, making the college decision

Delaney McCafferty

Majors: Spanish, psychology

Topics: Getting involved, finding your purpose

Taylor McElwain

Major: sociology

Topics: diversity, mentors, gaining confidence

Maya McCloud

Major: biology

Topics: overcoming the pandemic, mentors

Elliot McKinley

Major: English/Creative Writing

Topics: PIVOT

Clayton Miller

Majors: graphic design, history

Topic: faculty support, small school benefits

Kirsten Nielsen

Majors: political science and Spanish

Topics: Greek life, leadership

Amy Garrido Portillo

Major: political science with a pre-law concentration

Topics: Moot Court, getting involved

Griffin Reid

Majors: political science and history

Topics: leadership, political awareness

Kaylee Seabolt

Major: history

Topics: one-on-one, individual attention

Brynna Sentel

Major: journalism

Topics: benefits of small college, inclusivity

Addie Smith

Major: Art

Topics: growing up, help of college advisors

Ashley Snoke

Major: history and political science

Topics: International Honors Experience, study away

Landon Tak

Major: biology

Topics: choosing a major, faculty advocates

MacKenzie Taylor

Majors: elementary education and history

Topics: internships, hand-on learning, discovering career path

Maecee Terhune

Major: business with a minor in psychology

Topics: getting involved, making her mark

Amari Thompson

Major: political science

Topics: diversity, getting involved, internship

Nhi Bao Tran

Major: Chemistry

Topics: Getting involved, finding your passion

Haven Tunin

Major: Art

Topics: Finding your passion, faculty support

Mahalah Wilson

Major: conservation/ecology

Topics: Internships

Quenton Wellington

Major: Sociology

Topics: Athletics, time management

Devin Wilham

Major: Neuroscience with a biology concentration; Pre-Med

Topics: Overcoming adversity, Greek Life