Kencell Nixon is a 2019 graduate of Vanderbilt University and is originally from Sacramento, California. Kencell graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science degree double majoring in Human & Organizational Development and Communication Studies. At Vanderbilt, Kencell fully immersed himself in campus life, serving as a campus Tour Guide, a recruiting student assistant with Vanderbilt football, a Peer Guide at Vanderbilt’s Center for Student Wellbeing, and additionally led the crowd in cheers at sporting events as the Mic Man of Vanderbilt’s Student section! Kencell’s achievements ultimately culminated in his being selected as a Top 10 Outstanding Senior at Vanderbilt in Fall 2018. Kencell also offers a unique perspective on entering the Vanderbilt community as a transfer student, after he previously attended Southern Methodist University (SMU) on a prestigious full tuition leadership scholarship. Kencell was awarded this scholarship based on the cumulative strength of his high school accomplishments, which included serving as Student Body President, serving as a team captain for Varsity Football, and being the founding chairmen of his school’s Diversity Council. Kencell plans to pursue a career in education and is excited to serve students in a role with Entrance Advisors to help them pursue their collegiate dreams.