Jessica took her first photography class as an eighth-grader from a photographer named Tillman Crane. Photography came naturally to her, and she loved the creative aspect that was attached to it.
BYU biostatistics senior James Whitlock loved the NFL growing up. His preference switched to college football in high school. Last year, he stopped watching the NFL altogether, even though his former favorite team, the Denver Broncos, won the Super Bowl.
Vai Sikahema was the guest speaker at this year’s Raymond E. and Ida Lee Beckham Lecture in the School of Communications.
Eli Herring was a second-team All-Western Athletic Conference tackle after his senior season at BYU. He was projected to be drafted somewhere in the first three rounds of the 1995 NFL Draft. It was a childhood dream of his to step onto an NFL gridiron, but Herring told all 30 teams “no.”
The Baltimore Ravens selected BYU defensive end Bronson Kaufusi in the third round of the NFL draft with the No. 70 overall pick. He’ll have the opportunity to make an immediate impact for the Ravens defense.
17-year-old Craig Manning felt inadequate and without direction for the first time in his life after being mentally broken while on a pro tennis tour away from home.