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My College Journey: Jonathan Williams

Jonathan Williams

Name: Jonathan Williams

Hometown: Anchorage, Alaska

Age: 20

What is your major or specific area of interest at Iowa Central?

General education

Why did you choose to attend Iowa Central?

I chose to attend Iowa Central to get a great education as well as enhance my basketball career.

What is the last song you listened to?

Hosanna by Kirk Franklin

What classes are you enrolled in this semester?

I am currently taking composition 2, intro to biology with lab, social problems, intro to sociology

Are you involved in any extracurricular activities? If so, what?

I am in season two with basketball and I hope to start volunteering at Friendship Haven in my off-season.

What is your favorite class and why?

My favorite class is intro to sociology because it teaches me the intricacies of how the world works.

What is your favorite movie?

Green Book. It shows the struggles of segregation and a lifelong friendship.

What advice would you give a senior in high school?

I would let the seniors know to stay on top of your work and to ask for help. Get into TRIO and be successful.

What has been your favorite moment at Iowa Central so far?

My favorite moment was the annual Welcome to ICCC barbecue in the fall semester. I met many students from all over the world.

Future plans?

I plan to transfer to a University and get my MBA. I hope to play professional basketball overseas when I am done with school.