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Undergraduate Admissions
Meet Colton

Admissions job (in your own words): I meet with transfer students to provide them with what they need as they look to transfer to a university. Through fairs at community colleges, campus visits, coffee appointments, and tons of emails, I serve as the first stop for students in their journey of potentially becoming a SPU Falcon. If I don’t have the right information or answer they need, I connect students with the right departments and people to get the help they need.


Hometown: Mesa, Arizona


Education: Biola University in Los Angeles (B.A. in Biblical Studies and Theology, M.A. in Preaching and Pastoral Ministry, and an M.A. in Pastoral Care and Counseling)


Favorite Seattle restaurant: I am fairly new to the city, but there’s an Italian restaurant in North Seattle called Cornuto that is delicious!


A trip I’d like to take: I’d like to visit Israel and travel through all of the historical sites.


Family: I have two parents, two siblings, three nephews, and one niece all still living in Arizona!


Books reading now: I am currently reading the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series as well as The Return of the Prodigal Son by Henri Nouwen


Favorite movie: Interstellar or Dumb and Dumber (I have seen this film probably over 100+ times)


Favorite thing about SPU: I really enjoy the beautiful campus and how close SPU is to so many incredible things in Seattle!


Advice for high school/transfer students: The thing you might remember most from your times in high school and college will probably be the people. Invest in those and you will have great memories!


Where did you attend college? Biola University in Southern California


Graduation year: 2018 (undergraduate), 2019 (graduate)


Major: Biblical Studies and Theology


Hobbies & fun facts: I enjoy most team sports, specifically basketball and flag football! However, I have recently developed a deep love of spikeball. I also love video games and love being so close to Microsoft!
A fun fact about me is that I once ate 25 pizzas in 22 days while I traveled from the top of Italy to the bottom. It was delicious and wholesome and good. I actually lost five pounds while I was there too.