PArty Time: Meet Kaitlyn!

Our newest batch of Program Associates took the time to get to know one another with some fun interviews. It’s time to meet the new PA’s and learn some interesting facts about UI’s newest team members.

Meet Kaitlyn – written by Coach Frank

Frank: Where did you grow up? Originally from?

Kaitlyn: I was born and raised in the very cold land of Wasilla, Alaska!

Frank: Where did you go to school? What did you study?

Kaitlyn: I attended Central Methodist University, which is located in Fayette, Missouri. I double majored in Communications and Sociology and minored in English.

Frank: Why Urban Initiatives?

Kaitlyn: I’m huge believer and proponent of Sports Based Youth Development models and organizations and feels that the UI Mission statement resonates with me and my personal involvement with sports. I love kids and can’t wait to be in the schools and be involved with the communities!

Frank: What sports did you play growing up? Today?

Kaitlyn: I enjoyed playing any sport was in-season while growing up. I still plays basketball recreationally when I find the time.

Frank: Do you have any fun hobbies? Talent?

Kaitlyn: I love to hike, backpack, and camp.

Frank: What are you favorite snacks?

Kaitlyn: Hummus!

Frank: What are you most excited for in your new role?

Kaitlyn: I’m really excited to build relationships with the students and teachers, as well as my co-workers and others throughout the UI organization. Networking and learning about the non-profit sector are also things that excite me.

Frank: Who is your favorite pro-athlete and why?

Kaitlyn: Ronda Rousey because she is a fearless athlete!

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