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Wellness Educators

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  • Meet the Wellness Educators

    Anna Jimmit Jnjie

    Anna Jimmit Njie

    Major/Year:   Sophomore - Computer Information Systems
    A Fun Fact About Me:  Lover of food, shoes, and sleep.  I think I might be addicted!
    Why Be A Wellness Educator?  I get the chance to help raise awareness about ways to live a healthy life, and also educate various individuals.  In the process I have had the opportunity to meet and work with amazing new people and learn a lot from their experiences.  In addition I am learning totally new things everyday, things that I would not have known about otherwise.  Stay healthy and exercise!

    Jenai DeNardo

    Jenai DeNardo

    Major/Year: Senior - Biology with emphasis on Health and Medical Sciences; Minor in Psychology
    A Fun Fact About Me: I have rafted down the Grand Canyon!
    Why Be A Wellness Educator?  I chose to be a Wellness Educator because I believe educating peopled on mental, physical and emotional health is so important in helping promote healthy life styles.

    Jessica Colby

    Jessica Colby

    Major/Year: Senior - Exercise Science & Multimedia Journalism
    A Fun Fact About Me: I am a student-athlete here at MSUM
    Why Be A Wellness Educator?  Being a Wellness Educator teaches you how to educate people in a fun way! We learn things through training and we are able to apply that to educating MSUM! Everything is always changing so we are always learning!

    Katelyn Glessner

    Katelyn Featherston

    Major/Year:  Junior - TESL and CAL
    A Fun Fact About Me:  I prefer green bananas to yellow bananas.
    Why Be A Wellness Educator?  Being a Wellness Educator means learning the skills to organize teams, plan programs, and execute events; all while building interpersonal skills and fostering healthy lifestyles across campus.  It's a great way to become involved and make meaningful contributions to your college community.

    Katelyn Kellen

    Katelyn Kellen

    Major/Year:  Senior - Business Administration with emphasis in Management
    A Fun Fact About Me:  I will be taking a two-week trip to China in May 2018.
    Why Be A Wellness Educator?  I chose to be a Wellness Educator because I wanted to be active on campus and belong to a group.  I love being a WE and the people I got to meet along the way.

    Madalyn Winger

    Madalyn Winger

    Major/Year: Junior - Mathematics and Economics
    A Fun Fact About Me:  I once tried to sprint a half marathon... It didn't go well.
    Why Be A Wellness Educator?  Being a Wellness Educator is a great way to build leadership skills and make connections on campus.  And it is fun working together to organize all of our events throughout the year.

    Maia Wendel

    Maia Wendel


    Major/Year:  Sophomore - Biology - Health & Medical Sciences
    Fun Fact About Me:  I play tennis here at MSUM.
    Why Be A Wellness Educator?  You get to organize fun and life changing events for the whole campus.  Helping other student's physical and emotional well-being helps yours also.  I love what I do, we are making our campus healthier day by day!!!

    Manjam Aelepitan

    Maryam Adepitan  

    Major/Year:  Sophomore - Biology - Health & Medical Sciences
    A Fun Fact About Me:  I started college at the age of 16.  I am from a city where it doesn't go lower than 59 degrees F.
    Why Be A Wellness Educator?  You can help encourage living a healthy lifestyle by promoting campaigns and events on campus and have a lot of fun while doing it.  It is also a way to become involved and make a difference in the campus community. 

    Travis Wehrenberg

    Travis Wehrenberg

    Major/Year: Senior - Biology - health emphasis
    A Fun Fact About Me: I'm joining the Peace Corps next fall.
    Why Be A Wellness Educator?  A lot of experience and a ton of fun!

    Tummi Amnojn

    Tunmi Anwoju

    Major/Year:  Senior - Biology with emphasis in Health & Medical Sciences
    A Fun Fact About Me:  I'm from a city with a population equal to the population of the first 7 cities in United States of America.
    Why Be A Wellness Educator?   I became a Wellness Educator because it's a way for me to help college students like me and promote wellness and healthy lifestyles.

    Advisor: Lynn Peterson, petrsnly@mnstate.edu