Meet Your Blue Elite Panel

Gracen Bush

Gracen B.I'm a rising Senior from Chattanooga TN, and I'm majoring in Biophysiology and minoring in Nutrition and Food Science! On campus, I'm involved in a ministry called The Point where I've had the opportunity to serve both in Murfreesboro and internationally. I'm a band geek, so I've been involved with MTSU’s 350+ marching band, the Band of Blue. During my time as a Blue Raider, I have lived both on and off campus, and I would be happy to answer any questions about my experiences with either!


Infiniti Bristol

Infinit B.I’m a rising Senior from Johnson City TN, majoring in Biology with a minor in Chemistry pursuing a Pre-med track! Not only am I entering my third year as a Blue Elite tour guide, but I have also served campus as a MTSU Housing Residential Assistant and a mentor for incoming freshman through the Scholars Academy and S.T.A.R. Programs. In my spare time, I love to enjoy the outdoors, hiking and kayaking, and surrounding myself with my friends and family!


Ashlee Dunn

Ashlee D.Hello! I’m a rising Junior from Jackson TN, majoring in Mechatronics Engineering with minors in both Math and Spanish. I have been a cheerleader for the past two years rooting on multiple of our Blue Raider teams! Additionally, I am involved in Fraternity and Sorority Life, a religious organization on campus, and this fall, I will be living on campus for my third year! I love every minute of being True Blue!


Caroline Haynes

Carolina HaynesHey future Blue Raiders! I am a transfer student from Lebanon, Tennessee. As a rising Senior, I am studying Agribusiness with a minor in Secondary Education. I am involved in SGA and am currently serving as the 2020 Homecoming Director, previously I have been the Best Buddies chapter president, and I have served in a number of organizations within the School of Agriculture. I cannot wait for you to experience all the amazing things MTSU has to offer!


Tito Hernandez

Tito H.

Hello from MTSU! As a Math major, rising Senior, and a Native of Murfreesboro I’ve grown up in this city and love being active in the community. You can find me on campus working for the Intramural Sports department and attending The Point college ministry. Everyone can find something at MTSU! I cannot wait to share more about my favorite place with future Blue Raiders!


Maddy Hill

Maddy H.They don’t lie when they say time flies! I cannot believe it but I am a rising Senior majoring in Organizational Communication with a minor is Psychology. I lived on campus my freshman year and loved getting to make so many unforgettable memories. I have been on the leadership team with The Point, a campus ministry since I was a freshman and I have served as a Student Ambassador the past year working for the President of the University. My time at MTSU has provided friendships and relationships I will never forget!


Jacob Manning

Jacob M.As a second year senior majoring in Mechatronics Engineering with a minor in Mathematics and Military Science, my time on campus has been unforgettable. Not only am I a Blue Elite tour guide but also I have found a home within our ROTC program. During my time at MTSU I have been able to grow and learn about a number of my passions and pursue those with support and encouragement.


Jules Mayes

Jules MayesHiyah! I am a rising Junior from Fayettville, TN currently majoring in Elementary Education. From the moment I stepped foot on campus I knew I wanted to join the True Blue community. I have loved my time as a student and getting to work directly with potential Raiders as a Blue Elite tour guide and an SOA with our CUSTOMS program. In addition, I have been involved in an on campus ministry and have had the privilege of working with our athletic department. I cannot wait to share about my MT Experience!


Ashlin Murphy

Ashlin M.Hello All!  I am a rising Senior majoring in Political Science with a concentration in Pre-Law from Smyrna TN.  In addition to being a Blue Elite tour guide, I am a member of the Honors College, President of a College Ministry, and an on campus tutor. I love talking about why I love MTSU, my dog, and where to find the best MTSU chocolate milk! This campus and community has given me so much and I cannot wait to share my story with you!


Zachery Nolan

Zachary NolanI’m a rising Junior from Arlington, TN.  I am a Science major with a Business Administration minor. During my time at MTSU, I have worked with our CUSTOMS program as a Student Orientation Assistant, a Senator for our Student Government Association, and a member of the honors college. MTSU has so many great opportunities to offer, and I am excited to share them with you!


Emily Oppmann

Emily O. I am a rising Senior native to Murfreesboro, TN. On campus, I am a member of the Honors College, majoring in Biology with minors in Chemistry and Global Studies. In addition, I am involved with the Tennessee Intercollegiate State Legislature, Blue Zoo student section, and Phi Kappa Phi honor society. While I love being True Blue and on campus, I love to travel, having been able to study abroad in Thailand, New Zealand, and England over the three years I’ve been a student.


Aidan Orchard

Aiden O.Hey Future Raiders! My name is Aidan Orchard and I am a rising Junior from Johnson City Tennessee majoring in Marketing with a minor in Business Administration. On campus, I am involved in multiple organizations including Fraternity and Sorority life, the Intra- Fraternity Council, and the Student Government Homecoming Committee. I can’t wait to help answer any questions you may have about our university and show you what it really means to be True Blue!


Maddy Portilla

Maddy P.Greetings prospective students! My name is Maddy Portilla, I am a Journalism major, and Political and Civic Engagement minor. I am a rising Junior here at MTSU and I am involved in Fraternity and Sorority life, a number of on-campus volunteer organizations, the university newspaper, Sidelines, and student ministry. Choosing MTSU and getting involved was the best decision I have ever made. I want to help you find your path as you join our True Blue Family!


Miura Rempis

Miura R.I am a Political Science and History double major with minors in Pre-Law and Political & Civic Engagement. During my time as a Blue Raider, I have been able to serve as the Vice President of MTSU's American Democracy Project, a member of the Homecoming Committee, on our university Debate Team, and as a Panhellenic recruitment counselor during sorority recruitment! I have lived on campus for three years, and will be finishing my degrees next May. As my time at MTSU ends I can’t help but reflect on so many fond memories!


Jillian Sherer

Jillian S.Hi Everyone! I am a rising Senior majoring in Biology with a minor in Chemistry and a focus in Pre-Med. I plan to attend medical school upon graduating and would love to work in surgery. I'm currently involved in several Pre-Med clubs on campus and just recently took the position of President for Pre-Scripts which focuses on all of the pre-professional careers. Additionally, I am a part of an undergraduate research team working in organic chemistry. My time at MTSU has been fantastic and helped prepare me for the future and I cannot wait to share my experiences and help prepare you for yours!