Aubrey East
Aubrey East
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Farmington Hills, Michigan
High School: North Farmington
Events: Breaststroke/Individual Medley
Major: Psychology

Why did you choose to attend Hope College? The welcoming feeling everyone on campus gave me on my first visit, the swim team bond, the amazing nursing program.

What were your favorite subjects in high school? Math and interesting science and history courses.

Name a role model or models who have impacted your life? And describe how. My parents and my coaches. They are so giving and would do anything for me. They also always have the best advice to give and one day I hope I can be looked up to like them.

List a favorite Bible verse and why it is meaningful to you. Psalm 1:3 my mom calls me “her little oak tree” because of how I can overcome obstacles. There is a poem by Johnny ray Ryder about it. This bible verse depicts the meaning of the peom and is special to me because of how it represents my strength. 

What is your favorite pregame meal or snack? Oatmeal, or a grilled chicken sandwich.

What type of pregame music do you enjoy? Rap

What is the best advice you’ve ever received? In order to make progress you need to be comfortable with being uncomfortable.