Emily Jackson
Emily Jackson
Year: Junior
Hometown: Grayling, Michigan
High School: Grayling
Events: Middle Distance
Major: Biology

MIAA Academic Honor Roll (2017-2018)

Why did you choose to attend Hope College?
I chose to attend Hope College because I could study abroad, run cross country and track, be involved with music, and Hope has an extremely impressive research program.

List a favorite Bible verse and why it is meaningful to you: John 8:7 "He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her". This verse holds the most meaning to me because it reminds me that all deserve love and that God created all of man in his image. This verse reminds me to remain humble and attempt to love those society has labeled unlovable.

If you could play another sport, regardless of skill, what would it be? I would dance either ballet or modern because it's fun!

What is the best advice you’ve ever received? That one is capable of more than what he or she may believe; the only obstacle is one's own mind.