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Ben Hunter



Name: Ben Hunter

Major: Finance Major, collateral in marketing

Hometown: Memphis, TN

Describe the university of Tennessee in one word: Home

What excites you the most about being a Peer Mentor? Getting to meet incoming freshmen and building intentional friendships with them! Also, being able to give back to a community that has provided me with so many connections, resources, and opportunities.

Why do you think FYS 101 courses are important? It helps freshmen get acclimated to college life and provides students with ways to be engaged on campus!

What is your favorite activity to do in Knoxville? Football games and hanging out with friends

What is your go-to snack food? Dot’s Pretzels

Give your best piece of advice for first-year students: Be engaged. Step out of your comfort zone. Be yourself. Find ways to get involved on campus to make communities of your own!