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Derek Jorden ’16

This article is written by a student writer from the Her Campus at Buff State chapter.

Name- Derek Jorden “Jorden”

Class Status- Junior
Graduation Year- 2016
Age- 25
Major- Communication Journalism
If you had any super power what would it be- Control of the weather, favorite X-men Storm
HC Buff State: Who is your biggest inspiration?
Jorden: My mother, shes my Oprah!
HC Buff State: What are some things you’ve done or organizations you are a part of on campus and what you’ve learned from them?
Jorden: I was crowned Homecoming King after only being here four weeks. I am one of the reporters for the Buff State College TV Channel. I am a member of Spirit Gospel Choir and Host of two Campus Shows, “Live @ Buff State” and ” Youthful Truths” Airing October Early October.
HC Buff State: Why did you come to buff state?
Jorden: I felt that I had outgrown my hometown, and needed a new start a fresh page to write my life story
HC Buff State: What are your best and worst experiences while attending buff state?
Jorden: My best experience her at Buffalo State was being crowned Homecoming King. The worst experience that I experienced here at was being totally ignored numerous times by a group that I found interest in. It actually helped fueled my passion to make a name for myself on this campus.
HC Buff State: How would you describe your experience here at buff state?
Jorden: Different, at first it was rough and very difficult then
HC Buff State: What do you hope to do when you graduate?
Jorden: Continue to get my Masters and to continue to mentor youth of today.
HC Buff State: What is your biggest motivation to continue on as a student here at buff state?
Jorden: I have a very big family and a lot  of little ones that  looking up to me. So I cant let them down.
HC Buff State: Do you have any advice to females who go to buff state?
Jorden: Stay true, don’t lose focus on the reason why they came here and wanted to come to school. Remember how virtuous you can be and then be that.
All of us here. at Her Campus Buff State wish Jorden all the best of luck on all his future endeavors and want to than him for participating in HC!


 Brittany Windham is a Senior at Buffalo State College in Buffalo, NY. She is studying Fashion Design with a concentration in Apparel Design. She is a New York City native with a love for the arts and anything that allows her to express her creativity. She is a published poet and a member of the Chi Alpha Epsilon Honors Society. She has worked alongside artist, designers, and students in New York City to promote environmental awareness through art with her participation in Digital Day Camp through the Eyebeam team. She is currently a member of the Orange Crush team on her campus and she one day aspires to have her own online store which recycles and reuses old accessories and clothing to create new ones.