Orientation Leaders

2018 - 2019 Reinhardt Orientation Leaders

Reinhardt Orientation Leaders assist new students in their transition to becoming a part of the Reinhardt family. During our SOAR days, our Orientation Leaders will escort you and your family around campus giving you a sense of what campus life is like! At Eagle Bound and throughout your freshman year, Orientation Leaders will get you plugged into a variety of campus organizations as well as help you form life-long friendships within the Reinhardt community! We are excited to welcome you as one of our newest Reinhardt Eagles! See you soon!


Dominique Xiong

Orientation Coordinator

Year: Senior

Major: Music Education

Hometown: Hoschton, GA

Campus Involvement: NRHH (National Residence Hall Honorary), Wind Ensemble, Orientation

“Reinhardt holds a special place in my heart. Students who work hard here are rewarded with opportunities that build them both personally and professionally. At Reinhardt, you will not only have the resources to feel empowered to invest in your future, but you’ll be surrounded by people – colleagues, staff, and professors alike - who are more than happy to invest in YOU as a pre-professional. Go Eagles!”


Adrienne Lawrence

Year: Senior

Major: Music Education

Hometown: Kennesaw, GA

Campus Involvement: Marching Band, Student Activities, Student Government, Anime Club, and African Descendants Student Association

“The one thing I love about Reinhardt is the opportunity to be involved on campus. It can be difficult to be involved on campuses especially if it is a larger university. At Reinhardt, there are multiple opportunities for students to get involved on and outside of campus. All you have to do is go after them.”


Shannah Mallet

Year: High School Senior

Major: Criminal Justice

Hometown: Canton, GA

Campus Involvement: Reinhardt Captain

“I love the beauty of the campus all year round!”


Haleigh Pate

Year: Sophomore

Major: Nursing

Hometown: Waleska, GA

Campus Involvement: Student Government (Executive Board), Student Activities (Vice President), Reinhardt Health Sciences Club (President)

“I love Reinhardt because you can be anything you want to be. There are so many opportunities for you to be involved in this campus. The sky really is the limit.  Stay connected, stay involved, and make the most out of your college experience!”


Omar Romero-Cruz

Year: Senior

Major: Sociology and Criminal Justice

Hometown: Lilburn, GA

Campus Involvement: Resident Life Assistant, Reinhardt Captain, Work Study, Aspiring Latino Altering Society (President), Symphonic Band, Ultimate Frisbee

“I enjoy how Reinhardt University creates a relaxing atmosphere for the students and faculty. When I have a stressful day I will often go outside, sometimes setup my hammock, and nature does the rest. Also, here in Reinhardt you get to build a strong connection with your professor. The professors put the effort in getting to know me and help me succeed in class and outside class. ”


Angel Cornista

Year: Senior

Major: Sports Studies / Minor: Graphic Design

Hometown: Woodstock, GA

Campus Involvement: Reinhardt Volleyball, and Zeta Tau Alpha

“I chose Reinhardt because you are not just a number in the class room. A students has the opportunity to have a one-on-one connection with the professor to discuss about homework, assignments, and to also get tutored by the professor. I highly recommend coming to Reinhardt University to further your college career with the help of amazing Professors, friends, and daily activities on campus!”


Aliyah Reeves

Year: Senior

Major: History

Hometown: Riverdale, GA

Campus Involvement: Football and Basketball Cheerleader

“One thing I love about Reinhardt is the environment, the campus is beautiful and it has a family-type of atmosphere."


Makayla Newell

Year: Junior

Major: Early Childhood Education

Hometown: Canton, Georgia

Campus Involvement: Campus Ministry Leadership, Student Activities Council, and Kappa Delta Pi (education honor society)

“My favorite thing about RU is the caring faculty that is there for you inside and outside the classroom.”


Karyn Arnold

Year: Junior

Major: Biology

Hometown: McDonough, Georgia

Campus Involvement: Football and Basketball Cheerleader, D.R.E.A.M.S., Reinhardt Captain

“Being involved with Reinhardt has made me love a lot of things about this school, but my favorite thing about Reinhardt is the family atmosphere that is here. The small class sizes in the classroom really give you that one on one time with your professors, which is extremely beneficial. Also, our professors at Reinhardt want to see you succeed and that is something that you can’t find everywhere.”


Maya Jaffar

Year: Sophomore

Major: Musical Theatre

Hometown: Ringgold, GA

Campus Involvement: Football and Basketball Cheerleader, Resident Life Assistant, Reinhardt Captain, D.R.E.A.M.S, Women’s Leadership

“If I had to choose one thing that I love about Reinhardt it would be how beautiful the atmosphere of campus is!


Taylor Clark

Year: Sophomore

Major: Nursing

Hometown: Rydal, Georgia

Campus Involvement: Student Activities Council and Choir

“I love how RU has a family-like community. The small school setting gives me the intimacy I need to feel welcomed here.”


Marissa Ginsberg

Year: Sophomore

Major: Business Administration / Minor: Communications

Hometown: Canton, GA

Campus Involvement: Student Government Association, Concert Choir, Reinhardt Captain, Phi Beta Lambda

“A couple of the things that I love about Reinhardt is the small size of the school, the beauty of the campus, and how easy it is to get involved.”


Jeremy Quarshie

Year: Senior

Major: Business / Minor: Digital Media

Hometown: College Park, GA

Campus Involvement: Reinhardt Football, Reinhardt Wrestling, Resident Life Assistant

“What I love about Reinhardt University is that I have a sense of community with those I attend school with. We’re more of a family here than other places.”


Ian Schumacher

Year: Senior

Major: Math

Hometown: McDonough, Georgia

Campus Involvement: Football, Track and Field, Student Activities Council, Student Senate, Ministry Leadership Team, Kappa Sigma, Work Study, Reinhardt Captains, and the Honors Program.

“I love the connections I have made with my teachers at Reinhardt. There is a strong bond between me and them, and I know I can trust them in any scenario.”


Carson Ivester

Year: Junior

Major: Early Childhood Education

Hometown: Mount Airy, GA

Campus Involvement: Reinhardt Football, Reinhardt Track, Kappa Sigma (President), Resident Life Assistant

“One of my favorite aspects of Reinhardt is the wonderful community that is embedded into the whole campus.”


Jesus Guzman-Bonilla

Year: Junior

Major: Mathematics / Concentration: Cybersecurity

Hometown: Roswell, GA

Campus Involvement: Kappa Sigma (Fundraising Chair), Student Government (Treasurer), Resident Life Assistant

“What I love about Reinhardt is the effort that professors make to know you on a personal level. My advice for the incoming freshmen is to get involved in as many things as possible and to open yourself to new things. There are countless of opportunities at Reinhardt, don't regret not taking them.”