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Jesoni "Fiji" Kuruyawa

Admissions Counselor

Hometown: Kadavu, Fiji Islands

Degree: B.A. Sociology & Anthropology, Minor in Communications

How would you describe a Green Mountain student? Unique, colorful, creative, open-minded.

What's the best place to hang out in the area? There's a few: Moses front lawn, the rope swing (aka the river), and the Poultney House of Pizza if you're hungry.

What's your favorite drink/snack while working? Fiji water and fruits.

Favorite movies: Friday, Next Friday, and Friday after Next.

Favorite places: Fiji Islands, Australia-Melbourne, New Zealand, and California.

Favorite activity on a Saturday afternoon: Hanging out with my family and close friends.

When I'm out traveling, I'm never without: My family. I have a picture of them in my file that I take with me everywhere to remind me why I wake up every day - they are a huge blessing in my life. Oh, and not forgetting my Fijian values and culture that my mom has taught me over the years, serving also as a reminder of where I come from - Thanks mom!

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