UO freshman profile: Jalen Kirkland

High school and home town: Cartersville High School, Cartersville, Ga.

My academic interests include: International sports management and Chinese.

What I like to do for fun: Bake desserts and paint my nails. 

People might be surprised to know: I'm only 5-foot-1

I chose Oregon because: Acrobatics & Tumbling ... 3Peat!

My favorite band is: Florida Georgia Line

iPhone or Android: iPhone 

Scholarships I've received include: Acrobatics & Tumbling Scholarship;  UO Diversity Excellence Scholarship; Etowah Foundation Scholarship

When I think of Oregon, I think of: Rain, granola, and unsweetened tea ... which doesn't exist in the South.

The thing about college I'm most looking forward to is: Football games in Autzen Stadium and a fourth Acrobatics and Tumbling National Championship.

The one personal item I must bring to college is: A positive attitude.

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