Jayetta Rogers, Director
“As a Tennessee native, I have enjoyed working with students at the University of Tennessee for over 20 years. Working with our military students and their families is very rewarding, and our office staff is committed to embodying the true volunteer spirit in serving those who have served.”
CliftonStrengths: Context, Consistency, Belief, Empathy, ResponsibilityClick here to read Jayetta’s full biography.
Thomas R. Cruise, Assistant Director
“As a former student veteran, I understand the experiences of our veteran population. It is an honor and privilege to serve this community and aid in their success at UT. We were volunteers then, volunteers now, and volunteers forever.”
CliftonStrengths: Strategic, Individualization, Adaptability, Maximizer, FuturisticClick here to read Tom’s full biography.
Vickie Clark, Coordinator
“I started working with veterans when I was younger than most of them and came to have the utmost respect for their integrity and service to our country. I find this job to be the most rewarding and “feel-good” job I have ever had.
CliftonStrengths: Developer, Includer, Responsibility, Harmony, WooClick here to read Vickie’s full biography.
Kianna Zolkiewicz, Veterans Academic Coach
Kianna’s motto that she lives life by is: “Impossible is in the dictionary of fools”; if you set the right intention, you can accomplish anything.
CliftonStrengths: Relator, Empathy, Responsibility, Learner, WooClick here to read Kianna’s full biography.