Jazmin Rainey Portrait

Jazmin Rainey

Atlanta Regional Admissions Counselor

  • B.FA Degree with a Major in Communication
    Valdosta State University
  • M.S. Degree with a Major in Communication
    Syracuse University

Hometown: Lilburn, GA

Diversity in academics, lively athletics, beautiful scenery, and the perfect geographic location… What more could you ask for?!

Settling three hours away from home was initially intimidating. Soon, I realized that my decision to become a Blazer was merely a step to making lifelong connections, memories, and continuous goals. The city of Valdosta takes pride in being “A City Without Limits.” Respectively, Valdosta State University is comprised of a community that encourages you to be the best you can be. College, however, is what you make it. It’s up to you to pursue limitless success. Luckily, you do not have to do this alone.

Faculty and staff at VSU make it evident that they want to you succeed. From intimate class settings to large events on the front lawn, recognizable faces make VSU feel like home. Involvement in and commitment to your studies are key, but you cannot forget to have fun! While a student, I joined almost 10 student organizations, served as a Resident Assistant, and acquired internships.

The best advice that I can give to you is to be optimistic, take leaps of faith, and design the path that works best for your definition of success. VSU has given me the courage to dream big, and I am confident this university will do the same for you!