Pinnie Frances

Graduation Year – May 2026

Hometown – Newport News, VA

Do you speak any languages other than English? If so, which one(s)? – No

What is your major? If undecided, what field(s) are you considering?- English and literature

What are your career and educational goals? – To be an english teacher.

What are you most looking forward to about coming to CNU? – Joining a community of like minded people and serving our community with them.

Please list the top three service areas or populations you are interested in working with as a Bonner. – Environment and Animals, Hunger and Housing, Education and Youth Development

What are you most looking forward to about being a Bonner? – I am looking forward to being exposed to different situations to gain a deeper understanding about service.

What past service experience has impacted you the most? –Serving as a leader in my youth group.

What are your hobbies and/or interests outside of academics and Bonner? – I love to read and enjoy art. Whether that is just looking at the nature around me or going to museums.

List your favorite book, movie, musician/band, food, and/or quote. – Book: The Divergent Series; Movie: Pride and Prejudice; Musician/Band: Maverick City Music; Food: Mac and cheese; Quote: In reality, time as we experience it is merely an ebb and flow, more circular than it is direct. Social trends and stigmas change, and the direction knowledge moves is not always forward. (The Atlas Six)

Share a little known fact about yourself. – I taught myself to play bass guitar and piano during quarantine.