Name: Laney Askins
Hometown: Hartsville, South Carolina
Favorite place for lunch (on campus or in town): Loose Change
Favorite tour spot on campus: Bowman Field
Favorite question on a tour: “What makes Clemson special to you?” Answer: The people are what makes Clemson special. You can’t meet a stranger at Clemson and everyone wants to be your friend and watch you succeed. This creates the Clemson Family which lasts event after your time as a student.
Clubs and Organizations you are involved in on campus: CUGA, Tri Delta, Student Nurses Association, Clemson University Honors College
Hobbies: I love to be outside in my free time either running or going to the lake or beach. I also love to travel to new cities and countries to experience different cultures. I love to paint when I have the chance as well.
Advice for jumping into college life: Get involved! Put yourself out there as soon as possible and get involved in things you’re interested in. This is a great way to meet friends and find your place at Clemson. I have met so many amazing people through the different organizations I am a part of and know you will too!
Advice on how to choose a college: Go where you feel the most at home and comfortable. Find the place where you feel like you can be yourself and excel academically, socially, and emotionally. For me, I could immediately feel the Clemson family when walking through campus and knew this was my future home.
Fun Fact About Myself: I have attended almost every single Clemson football game from the time I was 1 year old until now!