Student Spotlight: Jordana Walls-Smith Exemplifies the Spirit of a True Volunteer
Jordana Walls-Smith, Memphis, TN, native and White Station High School alumna Jordana Walls-Smith has exemplified the spirit of a true volunteer during her time at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Walls-Smith, an accounting major with a minor in retail and consumer sciences, has been actively involved on campus while maintaining an admirable 3.4 GPA. She represents the College of Business Administration as a College of Business Administration Ambassador, working with prospective students and alumni of the college during events and giving tours of Haslam Business Building to alumni and prospective students. She has served as a Peer Mentor in the Venture Living Learning Community, a program that helps first-year business students adjust to life on campus, by providing guidance and serving as a reliable resource for them during their first year at UT. Walls-Smith is a member of the Minority Achievement Program, working with first-year minority students while leading seminars, social events, and community service projects. Additionally, she works as a tutor for students struggling with accounting and math classes.
Walls-Smith dreams of becoming an executive officer in a major retail company. She plans to utilize her success to start a nonprofit focused on helping underprivileged teenage girls pursue higher education. Though she stays exceptionally busy while working toward these goals, Walls-Smith considers coming to UT as “the best decision she has made in life thus far!”