Student profiles

Hannah Van Roekel

<p>“I love being able to apply everything I learn in class in the athletic training room every day. It makes classes seem worthwhile.”</p>

Hannah Van Roekel wants to go into athletic training or physical therapy after she graduates. When she isn't working in the gymnastics athletic training clinic, Hannah enjoys running, baking, and crocheting.

Zoe Lambert

<p>“It’s-rewarding-to-see-your-passion-and-service-on-someone-else’s-face</p>

Zoe Lambert is keeping her options open when it comes to her career, but she hopes to go into healthcare policy, academia, or become a physician. When Zoe isn't studying, she enjoys going to the gym, tending to her cacti and succulents, and listening to podcasts.

Katie Stearney

<p>After-taking-a-human-anatomy-class-in-high-school-I-fell-in-love-with-human-science-and-it-became-clear-how-I-could-combine-my-passion-for-helping-others-and-my-love-for-science</p>

Katie Stearney is working to become a physician's assistant in an under-served community after she graduates. When she gets time to herself she enjoys running, reading, cooking, and practicing yoga.

Deborah Asaolu

<p>“MEDLIFE-is-not-restricted-to-just-health-field-majors.-It’s-for-everyone.”</p>

Deborah Asaolu instinctively takes care of everyone else and has always felt becoming a doctor has fit her. When she isn't preparing for her future career, you can find her binge watching shows, reading, and sleeping.

Isabella Ellis

<p>“Classes-like-KIN-232-236-and-282-are-classes-that-made-me-feel-more-confident-with-my-teaching-and-with-various-age-groups.”</p>

Isabella Ellis wants to work as a physical education teacher for an elementary school after graduation. Outside of her classes, clubs, and homework, she enjoys reading, watching HGTV, and working out.

Megan Wiese

<p>Megan-Wiese-is-a-sophomore-studying-kinesiology-and-health-from-Holstein-Iowa</p>

Megan Wiese looks forward to chiropractic school once she completes her undergrad degree at Iowa State University. When she isn't preparing for her next adventure, she spends time hammocking with friends or trying to catch up on sleep and Netflix.

Corey Ball

<p>“Tearing-my-ACL-my-junior-year-of-high-school-led-me-to-this-career-path-because-I-formed-a-great-relationship-with-my-physical-therapist.”</p>

Corey Ball looks forward to becoming a physical therapist for athletes after he graduates. Until then, Corey enjoys spending his time listening to music, playing basketball, and lifting.

Ryan True

<p>“Being-surrounded-by-the-resources-at-Iowa-State-is-very-valuable-to-me-and-I-hope-I-can-exhaust-them-all-before-I-leave.”</p>

Ryan True plans to become a fitness entrepreneur servicing the wellness needs of seniors. Until then, he likes to watch The Office or whatever is on Comedy Central when he isn't studying.

Brandon Jackson

<p>Brandon-is-a-junior-majoring-in-kinesiology-from-Frederick-County-Maryland</p>

Brandon Jackson chose Iowa State University for the kinesiology program. When he isn't studying to become a physical therapist, you can find him working out, watching Netflix, or thrift shopping.

Carter Reed

<p>“I’ve-always-wanted-to-teach-and-my-professors-and-parents-both-suggested-I-be-a-professor.”</p>

Carter Reed wants to use his doctoral degree to eventually teach university students. During his time outside of class and lab work, he enjoys playing sports, reading books, playing guitar, and hanging out with friends.