Meet Your Student Orientation Leaders

Orientation Leaders

2018 New Student Orientation Leaders Profile

 

Name: Erica Bennett

Major: Biology

Classification: Senior

Hometown: Rock Hill, South Carolina

Person I admire most: Angela Davis

 

Name: Kyndal Broadway

Major: Political Science

Classification: Junior

Hometown: Greenville, South Carolina

Favorite food: Fried chicken

 

Name: Matao Bonner

Major: Music

Classification: Senior

Hometown: Detroit, Michigan

Favorite memory from my first year at Claflin: My first Matriculation Day. I performed with the Claflin University Concert Choir for the first time.  

 

Name: Brandon Brown

Major: Political Science and Religion & Philosophy

Classification: Sophomore

Hometown: Charleston, South Carolina

Favorite memory from my first year at Claflin: I became friends with people that I met in my orientation group.

 

Name: Thalia Butts

Major: Mass Communications

Classification: Sophomore

Hometown: Decatur, Georgia

People I admire most: James Baldwin and Tyler the Creator

 

Name: Jalen Canty

Major: Mass Communications

Classification: Sophomore

Hometown: Lancaster, South Carolina

Favorite foods: BBQ ribs and pizza

 

Name: Makaila Coaxum

Major: Psychology

Classification: Senior

Hometown: Pamplico, South Carolina

Favorite movies: Any romance movie or animated movie

 

Name: Tavon Cooper-Thomas

Major: Biology

Classification: Senior

Hometown: Hemingway, South Carolina

Favorite memory from my first year at Claflin: My freshman year retreat at White Oak.

 

Name: Matthew Coverson-Springs

Major: Political Science

Classification: Junior

Hometown: Aiken, South Carolina

People I admire most: My grandfather and Malcolm X

 

Name: Kearra Crowner

Major: Psychology

Classification: Sophomore

Hometown: Marion, South Carolina

Favorite food: Pineapple pizza

 

Name: Taylor Doctor

Major: Psychology

Classification: Junior

Hometown: Columbia, South Carolina

Favorite movie: Rush Hour

 

Name: Shantal Ewell

Major: Computer Science

Classification: Sophomore

Hometown: Jamaica 

Favorite memory from my first year at Claflin: I was worrying about my school fees and I felt like it was the end of the road, but Ms. T. Williams gave me additional financial aid and I was so happy!

 

Name: Ashleigh Farmer

Major: Biology

Classification: Senior

Hometown: Decatur, Georgia

People I admire most: Curtis Patterson III, Dr. A. Peters, Yvonne Villorel, Emily Wilson and Heather Lindsay

 

Name: Daniel Farquharson

Major: Biology

Classification: Junior

Hometown: Queens, New York

Favorite food: Anything edible

 

Name: Ebony Gilliard

Major: Early Childhood Education

Classification: Sophomore

Hometown: Florence, South Carolina

Favorite movies: Beyond the Lights, Dreamgirls and Sparkle

 

Name: Isaiah Griffin

Major: Marketing

Classification: Sophomore

Hometown: Brooklyn, New York
F
avorite memory from my first year at Claflin: Winning the dorm step show. My entire team put in countless hours and literally our blood, sweat and tears into winning the competition. 

 

Name: Chelci Guinyard

Major: Middle Level Education

Classification: Junior

Hometown: Orangeburg, South Carolina

Person I admire most: My sister, Chymaine Guinyard

 

Name: Anaze Hargett

Major: Biology

Classification: Sophomore

Hometown: Charleston, South Carolina

Favorite food: Pizza

 

Name: Ariel Moore

Major: Biochemistry

Classification: Junior

Hometown: North Augusta, South Carolina

Favorite memory from my first year at Claflin: My first Honors College Retreat

 

Name: Shatira Hawkins

Major: Biology

Classification: Sophomore

Hometown: Brooklyn, New York

Person I admire most: My grandpa, Jim-Jim

 

Name: Shaniya Haynes

Major: Sociology

Classification: Senior

Hometown: Allendale, South Carolina

Favorite food: Chicken

 

Name: Tamera Jeffery

Major: Biology

Classification: Sophomore

Hometown: Moncks Corner, South Carolina

Favorite movie: Moulin Rouge!

 

Name: Julia Johnson

Major: Human Performance & Recreation

Classification: Sophomore

Hometown: Columbia, South Carolina

Favorite memory from my first year at Claflin: When I got to meet new people and interact with them.

 

Name: Alexis Mack

Major: Applied Math & Engineering

Classification: Junior

Hometown: Columbia, South Carolina

Favorite foods: Popcorn and macaroni & cheese

 

Name: Deontre’ McCray

Major: Mass Communications

Classification: Junior

Hometown: Georgetown, South Carolina

Favorite memory from my first year at Claflin: Definitely, ERD! After altering my decision on where to further my education, I came to ERD, got everything settled and I was ready to begin my journey as a Panther.

 

Name: Christoph McFadden

Major: Music

Classification: Junior

Hometown: Jonesboro, Georgia

People I admire most: Jesus Christ, my mother and father

 

Name: Kayla Hodges

Major: Biology

Classification: Junior

Hometown: Columbia, South Carolina

Favorite food: Pizza

 

Name: Justus Mitchell

Major: Marketing

Classification: Senior

Hometown: Anderson, South Carolina

Favorite movie: Fray

 

Name: Marcus Oliver

Major: Middle Level Education

Classification: Sophomore

Hometown: Camden, South Carolina

Favorite memory from my first year at Claflin: When I first got here, the first person I met was Curtis and he was helpful and welcoming.

 

Name: Meagan Price

Major: Computer Engineering

Classification: Senior

Hometown: Bamberg, South Carolina

Person I admire most: Alicia Keys

 

Name: Shahari Sadler

Major: Marketing

Classification: Senior

Hometown: Sumter, South Carolina

Favorite foods: Doughnuts, Peanut M&M’s, anything hibachi and cereal

 

Name: Brandon Sanders

Major: Biology

Classification: Junior

Hometown: Marion, South Carolina

Favorite movies: Lion King, Beautiful Creatures and Hidden Figures 

 

Name: Raven Singleton

Major: Biology

Classification: Sophomore

Hometown: Florence, South Carolina

Favorite memory from my first year at Claflin: It would have to be me branching out and getting to know more people.

 

Name: Bianca Walker

Major: Psychology

Classification: Senior

Hometown: Camden, South Carolina

Person I admire most: Mrs. Y. Wilson

 

Name: Hope Washington

Major: Math Education

Classification: Junior

Hometown: Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

Favorite food: Pasta

 

Name: Sharia Washington

Major: Early Childhood Education

Classification: Junior

Hometown: Marion, South Carolina

Favorite movie: Friday

 

Name: Maya Webb

Major: Elementary Education

Classification: Sophomore

Hometown: Sumter, South Carolina

Favorite memory from my first year at Claflin: My first week of school. The different games and activities made me feel welcomed and at home.

 

Name: Eden Wiggins

Major: Biology

Classification: Sophomore

Hometown: Joppa, Maryland

Favorite food: Anything I make myself

 

Name: Rodney Williams

Major: Psychology

Classification: Senior

Hometown: Miami, Florida

Favorite food: Candy

 

Name: Andrea Moyer

Major: Biology & Psychology

Classification: Sophomore

Hometown: Bishopville, South Carolina

Favorite movie: The Lion King

 

Name: Chandler Love

Major: Criminal Justice

Classification: Sophomore

Hometown: Morrow, Georgia/ Saint Louis, Missouri

Person I admire most? Fred Hampton

 

Name: Angel McFadden

Major: Early Childhood Education

Classification: Senior

Hometown: Florence, South Carolina

Favorite memory from my first year at Claflin: My favorite memory was the ‘Wings & Things’ social that we had outside of the café.

 

Name: Erica Scriven 

Major: English

Classification: Senior

Hometown: Hopkins, South Carolina

Favorite food: Chicken tenders

 

Name: Myles Coverson-Springs

Major: Mathematics

Classification: Junior

Hometown: Aiken, South Carolina

Favorite memory from my first year at Claflin: The step show where SRC South won and the Mr. D-Man pageant that I won.

 

Name: Samuel Mobley

Major: Mass Communications

Classification: Junior

Hometown: Rock Hill, South Carolina

Favorite movie: Juice

 

Name: Tamera Jones 

Major: Biochemistry

Classification: Senior

Hometown: Columbia, South Carolina

Person I admire most: Michelle Obama

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