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Lannie Smith, Fisk University- c/o 2013, Sociology

Lannie  Smith, Fisk University- c/o 2013, Sociology

Name : Lannie Smith

HBCU : Fisk University

Graduation Year : 2013

Major : Sociology

1

Where are you from? Who introduced you to HBCUs?*

I was born and reared in Nashville,Tn. My mother graduated from Tennessee State University. From attending the various events such as homecoming and the TSU parade that is how I was introduced to HBCUs back in the day.

Proud representative of Fisk University, Lannie Smith
Proud representative of Fisk University, Lannie Smith
2

Why did you choose an HBCU over a pwi?*

I did not even attempt to apply to an pwi. It was by choice of why I did not. I wanted to have the hbcu experience.

C100 Bros making Fisk University proud!
C100 Bros making Fisk University proud!
3

What is the story of your "experience" at Your HBCU given its heralded status as a stellar and prestigious institution?*

Yes, Fisk a prestigious institution full of the most multi-liberal talented student’s. Moreover for my experience I got to become a well recognized student leader and most of all on the campus of Fisk University I got to know Jesus Christ for myself.

4

"First time" experiences at your HBCU?*

My HBCU is not as diverse as I would like for it to be. However we have a diversity. I tend to work well with all groups of people.

5

Who are the professors that have impacted your life in and out of the classroom? How did they do that?*

While attending Fisk Mini College Dr. Reavis Mitchell was one of my professors and he currently is. While in mini college he always stated,”he hopes to still be living once we become bright Fiskites.” By the grace of God he is still here.

6

Best restaurants on/near campus? Best dishes?

Knock Out Wings & Sonic. The biscuits from knock out wings are great.

7

College crush?

I am married to my High School Sweetheart, Lucinda.

 

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