By Shanthamoi Brown/Clarion News
LINCOLN UNIVERSITY – This year the Clarion News will be spotlighting students new to campus and community. This week, we decided to speak with a new transfer student-athlete.
CLARION: What is your name?
GUSTAVE: My name is Jovanna Gustave.
CLARION: Where are you from?
GUSTAVE: I am from Barbados.
CLARION: Are you originally from the island of Barbados?
GUSTAVE: No, I was born in Guyana, but I grew up in Barbados since I was two years old.
CLARION: Why choose to represent Barbados and not Guyana?
GUSTAVE: Because I grew up there all my life. I went to school there, from primary school to secondary school, and then I came here to America, so I decided to represent Barbados.
CLARION: What is your classification?
GUSTAVE: I am a transferring sophomore.
CLARION: Where are you transferring from?
GUSTAVE: Wayland Baptist (Texas)
CLARION: What are you majoring in?
GUSTAVE: Sports Management.
CLARION: Why did you choose Lincoln University?
GUSTAVE: For track for sure, because Lincoln has a very good track program, so that is why I came here.
CLARION: How are classes going so far?
GUSTAVE: It is fun. Lincoln is different from all the other schools I have went to before. So far, all my classes been chill, nothing hard, and is been good.
CLARION: Do you do any sports here?
GUSTAVE: Yes, I do track and field.
CLARION: What events do you participate in?
GUSTAVE: The 100m and 200m.
CLARION: Do you prefer any over the other?
GUSTAVE: Yes, I prefer the 100m, because I want to hurry and get it over with.
CLARION: What are your plans for the rest of the semester?
GUSTAVE: To focus on passing all my classes with A’s and B’s and to remain focused all the way.