Daemen Student Alyssa

Alyssa Jeanty

Hometown: Rochester, NY

Major: Physical Therapy

Graduating Year: 2027 (B.S.) 2029 (DPT)

Why did you choose Daemen?

I chose Daemen because I believe the school had potential and I was really into the Physical Therapy program. They provided a feeling that feels like home to me. The school is very close and it has a great community. 

In what ways are you involved on campus?

Tour guiding and going to Black Student Union events

What advice would you give to a prospective student?

Make sure to get out and make friends don’t isolate yourself from everyone you will start to feel lonely and there are so many clubs' activities and communities here on campus.  

What excites you most about being a tour guide?

Being able to meet new families maybe even incoming students for the first time and giving them a first had experience on Daemen's campus. 

What is your most memorable moment at Daemen?

Going to volleyball games, I have a great time watching 

How has Daemen changed or shaped your life?

Daemen has shaped me in so many different ways. Being so far from my family was very new from always having my family right there.

Who inspires you the most?

All of my immediate family at home pushes me to keep going after being a first generation, especially my grandmother she gives me the most push to keep going.