Orientation

Meet the Orientation Leaders

2022 Orientation Leaders

Photo of Orientation Leader Desirae Billingsley

Desirae Billingsley

Favorite organization/activity at UM: Midnight Breakfast

Favorite place on campus: the hammocks

Interesting thing about you: I love being around people. I enjoy making people smile and laugh.

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Joshua Brown

Favorite organization/activity at UM: Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated

Favorite place on campus: the hammocks

Interesting thing about you: I love to make people laugh.

Photo of Orientation Leader Autumn Canty

Autumn Canty

Favorite organization/activity at UM: My sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated

Favorite place on campus: the Library

Interesting thing about you: My birthday is on St. Patrick’s Day!

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Harper Chassay

Favorite organization/activity at UM: Greek Life (Chi Omega)

Favorite place on campus: The top floor of Carmichael Library

Interesting thing about you: I’ve played piano for almost 13 years!

Photo of Orientation Leader Aubrie Chastain

Aubrie Chastain

Favorite organization/activity at UM: Chi Omega and the Alabamian

Favorite place on campus: Carmichael Library

Interesting thing about you: I love thrifting and hiking in my hometown of Chattanooga, Tennessee!

Photo of Orientation Leader Delaney Eaves

Delaney Eaves

Favorite organization/activity at UM: Gold Side and Chi Omega

Favorite place on campus: the Campus Lake and the new Center for the Arts building

Interesting thing about you: I love to ski!

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Tyson Evans

Favorite organization/activity at UM: Exercising and making music/content

Favorite place on campus: University Lake

Interesting thing about you: I have a love for cooking!

Photo of Orientation Leader Ashlee Hall

Ashlee Hall

Favorite organization/activity at UM: Phi Mu

Favorite place on campus: Flower Hill

Interesting thing about you: I live on a farm!

Photo of Orientation Leader Jordan Hall

Jordan Hall

Favorite organization/activity at UM: Acting and singing

Favorite place on campus: Farmer Hall

Interesting thing about you: I’m a Pisces!

Photo of Orientation Leader Kayla Hampton

Kayla Hampton

Favorite organization/activity at UM: College Night

Favorite place on campus: The Center for the Arts Building

Interesting thing about you: I have decided to learn a new language this year. I want to challenge myself!

Photo of Orientation Leader Anna Hancock

Anna Hancock

Favorite organization/activity at UM: Purple Side

Favorite place on campus: the tables outside the library

Interesting thing about you: I have a small business where I crochet and sell stuffed animals!

Photo of Orientation Leader Jacob Heath

Jacob Heath

Favorite organization/activity at UM: Student Government Association

Favorite place on campus: Student Life Office

Interesting thing about you: I am an Eagle Scout!

Photo of Orientation Leader Jenna Hwang

Jenna Hwang

Favorite organization/activity at UM: Greek Life

Favorite place on campus: Farmer Hall

Interesting thing about you: I have a second degree black belt in Taekwondo!

Photo of Orientation Leader Jordan Kinney

Jordan Kinney

Favorite organization/activity at UM: Alpha Gamma Delta

Favorite place on campus: Main Quad

Interesting thing about you: I have Celiac Disease.

Photo of Orientation Leader Jordan Long

Jordan Long

Favorite organization/activity at UM: College Night

Favorite place on campus: Davis Hall Music Building

Interesting thing about you: I am terrified of any and all birds!

Photo of Orientation Leader Nick Lyles

Nick Lyles

Favorite organization/activity at UM: Theatre Performances

Favorite place on campus: The Center for the Arts lobby

Interesting thing about you: I was adopted, and am double jointed in both thumbs!

Photo of Orientation Leader Mary Kate Middlebrook

Mary Kate Middlebrook

Favorite organization/activity at UM: Alpha Gamma Delta and playing intramurals

Favorite place on campus: Main Quad

Interesting thing about you: I have been out of the country!

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Manuel Munoz

Favorite organization/activity at UM: Intramurals

Favorite place on campus: Intramural Fields/SAC, Myrick Hall

Interesting thing about you: I was on a billboard for the University!

Photo of Orientation Leader Eliza Nabors

Eliza Nabors

Favorite organization/activity at UM: Gold Side

Favorite place on campus: The Library

Interesting thing about you: I love to cook!

Photo of Orientation Leader Jayden Spear

Jayden Spear

Favorite organization/activity at UM: Student Government Association

Favorite place on campus: Flower Hill

Interesting thing about you: I have read and watched The Princess Bride so many times that I know the majority of the movie by heart!

Photo of Orientation Leader Xander Swain

Xander Swain

Favorite organization/activity at UM: The Alabamian

Favorite place on campus: Farmer Hall

Interesting thing about you: I love to hike. I enjoy nature and the outdoors and hope to eventually complete a thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail with my brother!

Photo of Orientation Leader Destiny Walker

Destiny Walker

Favorite organization/activity at UM: TRIO Student Support Services

Favorite place on campus: Intramural Fields

Interesting thing about you: I’m a huge night owl!