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Jack Clarkson

Class of 2018

Jack Clarkson 2018

Hometown: Blackpool, England

High School: St. Aidan’s Church of England High School, Blackpool Sixth Form College

Major: Sports Management with a minor in Business Administration

Campus Activities: Pi Kappa Alpha, Men’s Golf team

What are your career plans?

To become a professional golfer.

Why did you come to William Woods?

To play golf and to further my education, here on a golf scholarship.

What has been your favorite class here so far?

Sports Communication because we learned all about sports and got to talk about sports every class, which is my main hobby.

What is one word you’d use to describe William Woods?

Community.

What has been your favorite LEAD event so far?

The Chicago Boys gymnasts. It was entertaining and amazing how skilled the group was.

What’s one thing you wish you had known when you first started at William Woods?

To get involved straight away as a freshman. It took me some time to get involved in other clubs.

What is one thing you wish more people knew about you?

Family means a lot to me.

What is your favorite spot on campus?

The nets and putting mats in the turf room. I spend a lot of time there.

Where do you like to study?

The study room in our residence halls.

What is a typical weekday like for you at William Woods?

Wake up, go to breakfast, go to class, go to lunch, team workouts in the afternoon, then homework or practice, depending how busy I need to be.

What is your favorite place in Fulton?

Tanglewood Golf Course. I love playing golf and practicing.

What has surprised you the most about going to school at William Woods?

How good the learning environment is.

What has been the most challenging part of college?

Being away from home.

What is one word your friends would use to describe you?

Reliable.

What is your favorite memory of your time here at William Woods so far?

Playing in a national championship with a chance for the team to win.

Who is your favorite faculty or staff member?

Professor Popp. She is a great teacher and I learned a lot in her classes.

What is your superpower?

Patience.