Major: Biotechnology
Hometown: McCordsville, IN
High School: Mt. Vernon High School

Jenna enjoys the lively urban atmosphere of IUPUI, and she’s excited to get involved as a leader and advocate for campus and the Indianapolis community. The will focus her advocacy in communities of need where she has previously dedicated time to packaging food for impoverished families and coaching a recreational cheer team for children. In her career, she intends to continue helping other as an epidemiologist in the public health sector. Jenna says that being a Bepko Scholar means, “showing love and care for those in need, getting out of your comfort zone to make a difference in others’ lives through community service, and maintaining a high academic performance simultaneously”. In addition to her educational and career goals, she hopes one day to publish a poetry book and get an ASL interpreting license.

Dean welcome message

Congratulations on being named a Bepko Scholar! Welcome to IUPUI, the Honors College, and the School of Science. I am confident that you will enjoy a challenging and rewarding experience at IUPUI that will prepare you to meet you goals as a student and beyond.

John F. DiTusa, Dean School of Science