Payten Gary

Graduation Year – May 2028

Hometown – Newport News, VA

What is your major? If undecided, what field(s) are you considering? – Neuroscience

What are your career and educational goals? – I want to either go to Pharmacy school or get my Master’s in Genetic Counseling.

What are you most looking forward to about coming to CNU? – Building a community and finding out what I want to do with the rest of my life.

Please list the top three service areas or populations you are interested in working with as a Bonner. – Health Related, Support Services, and Youth Development & Education

What are you most looking forward to about being a Bonner? – I am most excited about being involved in my community and learning about other Bonner Scholars.

What past service experience has impacted you the most? – Volunteering at Riverside Regional Medical Center in the Infusion Center last summer.

What are your hobbies and/or interests outside of academics and Bonner? – I enjoy sports, puzzles, crafts, and reading.

List your favorite book, movie, musician/band, food, and/or quote. – My favorite movie is Captain America: The Winter Soldier and my favorite band is For King and Country.

What is a fun fact you want to share about yourself? – My favorite TV show is Boy Meets World.