#MyWhy – Brantley

Jonathan Harding My Why

Double major in Theology and Business I’m a youth pastor in Pascagoula, Mississippi, and I drive 50 miles one way to get to my 8 a.m. classes at University of Mobile. It’s that important to me. My double major in theology and business is helping me greatly as a youth pastor, and to reach my goals. Theology has helped me …

#MyWhy – Maya

Anna Newman My Why

Double Major in Intercultural Studies and Communication University of Mobile has a central idea of the Imago Dei, which means made in the image of God. It is not a mindset of ‘I am so great’ but that we are reflecting His glory. To know this, that He is sovereign, He is who He says He is and His plan …

#MyWhy – Trey

Jonathan Harding My Why

Intercultural Studies I’m from New Orleans. While it may not be that far, there is a big culture difference. I love being at University of Mobile because of its slower pace. I don’t feel rushed and I can enjoy myself. I have been able to focus more on God here and not have the pressures that I dealt with before. …

#MyWhy – Anna Claire

Anna Newman My Why

Communication with a concentration in Advertising and Public Relations I have recently learned my ‘why’ is people and relationships. Being intentional with people leads to relationship. When you approach someone in a way that leaves them feeling important and remembered by the end of the encounter, it rubs off on that person and it is like a domino effect.  I …

#MyWhy – Noah

Jonathan Harding My Why

5-year Integrated Undergrad in Management and MBA I had heard about University of Mobile from friends in my hometown and knew that I wanted a Christ-centered education. When I first visited Mobile, the location and beauty of the campus captured me, along with an exceptional business program that drew me in. I love being at UM because of their 5-year …

#MyWhy – Jay

Jonathan Harding My Why

Intercultural Studies God is the ultimate reason why I came to University of Mobile. During Preview Day, I could feel God telling me that this was the place I needed to be at. I love being here at UM because of the community and extra-curricular activities that keep me involved. I am an intercultural studies major because I love people …

#MyWhy – Olivia

Jonathan Harding My Why

Pre-Health Biology A few years ago, my mom was diagnosed with cancer. I became very involved in the healthcare system while she was going through that, and decided then that I wanted to be an oncologist to help others going through that same thing. I saw how important my mom’s oncologist was to us, and I want to be that …