Meet Brooks

Admissions job: As an Admissions Counselor, I work and guide students through the entire admissions process, conduct interviews, visit high schools, and meet one-on-one with students. I also focus on and am passionate about serving students from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds through advocacy, being a resource, helping with applications, and cheering them on as they navigate through the application process.

Hometown: San Clemente, CA

Education: San Clemente High School (CA); Seattle Pacific University (BA, Environmental Studies)

Favorite Seattle Restaurant: Piroshky Piroshky

A trip I’d like to take: Backpacking and climbing my way through Patagonia

Family: My two phenomenal parents, my outrageously joyful and caring sister, a golden retriever named Maggie, and a Labrador named Scout.

Books reading now: My main labor right now is The Brothers Karamozov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky, but I’m a sucker for anything written by John Muir as well.

Favorite Movie: A toss-up between The Lord of the Rings, 180 South, and The Godfather

Favorite thing about SPU: Oh, where do I begin? I came to SPU because of the purpose that permeated the campus, fell in love with SPU through the countless interactions with the people that make this place special, and now am so enamored by SPU’s mission and community that I couldn’t leave.

Hobbies & Fun Facts: I once climbed Mt. Whitney in 23 hours while eating nothing but 7 snickers bars – come visit me and I’ll tell you the story! And I love hiking, climbing, backpacking, skiing, fly-fishing, and being in the mountains and out of cell range.