Ja’Vion Golden is a freshman hailing from Saint Louis, Missouri. He is a health science major with a minor in marketing. He’s also earning a sales certificate. Ja’Vion has high hopes of achieving his doctorate’s degree in pharmacy and a career working for a pharmaceutical company in a major city.  

Ja’Vion tells students to use all of their resources at Mizzou to be successful and take time in choosing a major.

“A lot of students come into college nervous and afraid of visiting their professors,” Ja’Vion says. “But they’re are here to help you succeed and to get to where you want to be in the future. Also, there’s nothing wrong with getting out of your comfort zone and introducing yourself to new people. Join organizations because they’ll help with your resumes and make you a better communicator an involved-on campus.” 

In addition to serving on the School of Health Professions student ambassador team, Ja’Vion is a member of the Health Sales Industry Club and Pre-Pharmacy Club.  

What is your favorite place on campus?

My favorite place on campus is the Mizzou Rec.

What has been your favorite Mizzou moment?

My favorite Mizzou moment is running through the columns and then receiving Tiger striped ice cream.

When did you know Mizzou was “the one”?

I knew Mizzou was the “one” was when I went on my first tour and I talked to Ruth Crozier and she made me feel like that she would help me get through Pre-Pharmacy.

What has been your favorite class so far?

My favorite class so far has been “Human Nutrition”.

What’s your favorite free-time activity?

My favorite free-time activity is going to my dorm and watching Netflix.

Why did you choose your major?

I chose my major because majority of my family is in the health field and they inspired me to take this path.

What’s your favorite place to eat in CoMo?

My favorite place to eat in CoMo is Fuzzy’s Taco Shop.

Why should students choose Mizzou?

Students should choose Mizzou because we have the best professors that will help them succeed. On top of that, Mizzou has phenomenal advisors who will put them in a position to excel in their studies.

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