Jeremy MathisJeremy Mathis

2014 Orientation Leader




Criminal Justice


New Castle, Delaware


First Year Residence Hall:




Cooking Creole foods, reading novels, attending concerts, hiking, dancing.

UD Involvement:

Haven LGBT Organization, Student Appellate Board, Resident Assistant, Sexual Assault Prevention and Education (SAPE) committee, Black Student Union (BSU).

Most exciting UD memory:

Having the opportunity to have a conversation with Justice Sonia Sotomayor alongside other amazing student leaders this past fall semester

Advice for a new student:

Be open to new experiences and utilize the resources that are here to help you such as your Peer Mentor, RA, or academic advisor.

Advice for their parents:

You have raised them to be responsible, hardworking, and intelligent young people, now it is time to let them grow and develop on their own.

How I decided on my major:

One day when I was eight, I watched Law & Order and saw the attorney on T.V. litigating, that is when I immediately knew I wanted to be an attorney. So I decided to study Criminal Justice to get a better understanding of the field I wished to enter.

Favorite TV show:

Game of Thrones

Favorite song:

“What You Do” by Chrisette Michele

Plans after college:

I plan on attending graduate school for Higher Education & Student Affairs so that I can one day work on a college campus in an office of student conduct.

Interesting fact:

I have been swimming with dolphins, more than once!