Jose Garcia

Assistant Director of Admission
Jose Garcia

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Education: M.S. in Secondary Education, Alcorn State University; B.A. in Physical Education and Sport Psychology, Dana College

Favorite TV show to binge watch? Big Bang Theory

Favorite RVA restaurant? Habanero Mexican Grill

Favorite music genre? Electronic / Dance Music

Favorite person/celebrity to follow on social media? Crossfit Athlete Matt Fraser

Favorite part of the application? The personal statement. I get to learn so much about a student.

Who would play you in a movie? Jason Statham

Do you have a favorite spot on campus?

Sitting on a bench on the lake in the middle of campus. Seeing the beauty of the lake and wildlife along with seeing students, faculty, staff and community enjoying all the aspects surrounding the lake.

If you could go back to college and major in a different subject, what would you pick? Why?

I would major in Biology and then plan to attend Vet school after getting my undergraduate degree. I would love to be able to help animals.

What is one piece of advice you’d give students for the college search/application process?

Always be patient with everyone helping you to make your college decision. This would include your family, friends, teachers, close acquaintances, and anyone's opinion you value in the college search and application process.