Christopher Brunson, Daniels Opportunity Scholarship Recipient
A junior in The Hospitality College majoring in Sports, Entertainment and Event Management, Brunson is the recipient of a Daniels Opportunity Scholarship awarded through a grant to JWU from The Daniels Fund. This program seeks to award scholarships to non-traditional students that are committed to being successful in college and in life.
Although Chris is a humble person, he has a large presence on the Denver Campus. He is a valued member of the men’s Basketball team. By faculty and staff who know him, he elicits such compliments as “thoughtful student” and “great person." He hopes to one day utilize his degree in a career in the sports industry. He says, “I feel that JWU will help me achieve these goals through the curriculum and the university's expansive network.”
The youngest of six siblings, Chris is not only a first-generation college student, but he is also a first-generation high school graduate. He is very appreciative for the Daniels Opportunity Scholarship and knows it has had a very positive influence on his life by giving him the chance to continue his education. When asked why he chose JWU, Chris lists the curriculum, small class size, campus diversity, and the opportunity to learn from industry professionals as major factors in his decision. As a champion both on and off the court, Chris is an inspiration to us all.