Mr. Aerospace Athlete

About Me:

I am a division 1 athlete with a degree in aerospace engineering who started seminary after undergrad to become a pastor before eventually working for one of the largest defense contractors in the world. Currently, I am helping support the US Air Force operations and serving as an engineering liaison between the government and the private sector.


Target School: Chicago Booth

Considering: MIT Sloan, Harvard, USC Marshall

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Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: Purdue University

Undergrad Major: Aeronautical & Astronautical Engineering

GPA: 2.9

GMAT: 720

Age: 30,  Ethnicity: White

Other Degree/Certification: Masters Systems Architecting & Engineering (Graduate Summer 2023)

School Name: University of Southern California

Extracurriculars: President - Purdue Alumni Club of Oklahoma | At Risk Youth Mentor - Stand in the Gap Ministries | Division 1 Big Ten Athlete - Baseball

Work History:

Title: Aerospace Design Engineer

Industry: Aerospace

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 4 yrs, 6 mos

Big Life Wins:

– Helped develop a multi-billion dollar Air Force acquisition proposal to drastically improve US military capabilities.
– First Purdue student in over 4 decades to both play baseball and study aerospace engineering.

Post MBA Goal:

Want to move into the strategy side of the aerospace industry. I’ve seen too many projects fail not because of technical mistakes but because of poor executive planning. I want to combine knowledge of business strategy with technical know how to help stop costly failures.


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    Hi Mr. Aerospace Athlete! I feel we may have someone really special here. There are so many facets about your profile that just leave me wanting to learn more! So, you’ve already nailed that hook in the short time you took to build your profile here… so now, all you need to do is take that same approach to have those Booth AdCom’s hungry for more (i.e. via the interview invite!). You are clearly very committed to serving your community (youth mentor), your school (alumni president), your country (improving military capabilities), and yet also seem to find the time to serve yourself as well (D1 athlete)- this is very commendable! I can imagine that you were pulled in many directions …

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