Full Name: Jeffrey William Stephens.
Hometown and Residence: Forsyth.
Family: Parents, Beth and Jeff; brothers, Joe and Josh; fiancée, Jess Cronic.
High School: Mary Persons High School. “I played football for four years and in my senior year I was a captain. I was class president in the 10th and 11th grades, and on student council in the 9th, 10th and 11th grades. I performed in high school musicals all four years, and in the 12th grade I was president of FCA."
Current Employment: “I work as a substitute teacher in the Monroe County school system. Also, I am a camp counselor and I work as a lifeguard at Macon State.”
Degree Objective: Bachelor of science in early childhood education. “I would like to be a 5th grade teacher so that I can help students get a solid foundation for the middle grades.”
Class Rank: Sophomore.
Activities: “I am the president of the Macon State Rugby Club. I also enjoy free-play basketball in the gym and ping pong in the game room.”
He chose Macon State because … “It was really close to home. Also, Macon State has one of the best education degree programs in the state.”
The one thing that surprised him about Macon State was … “The small class sizes. When I pictured college I thought of 100 people in one classroom. But it’s not that way at Macon State. I really enjoy the small class sizes.”
His favorite professor is … “I have two: Sydney Chalfa and Dr. Sara Worley. They make learning enjoyable.”
One thing that people don’t know about him is … “I enjoy theater. I’ve been acting since I was about 6 or 7.”
His friends make fun of him because … “I wear short shorts.”
Five years from now he sees himself … “In a teaching career and happily married, maybe with a child.”