Meet Jordan Crooks ’27

Jordan Crooks ’27

Admission Ambassador

Hometown: Mount Pleasant, Iowa

Major: Elementary Education

Campus Activities: Dance Team

Career Goal: Teaching near the Pella community and traveling the country as a dance choreographer 

Why Did You Choose Central College? I chose Central College because it’s a small campus that feels like home. I love the feeling of being a name and not just a number! 

What Is Your Most Memorable Experience at Central So Far? My favorite tradition is definitely the Lemming Race! I participated in my first year dressed as a sloth.

What Is Your Most Memorable Experience at Central College? My most memorable experience at Central would be traveling to Des Moines with the dance team for the Iowa State Dance Team Competition. We got a clean sweep in all categories! 

What Is Your Favorite Thing About Pella? I love that Pella is a small town because I’m from a small town. I also love that Pella has so many amazing traditions. And the town is so beautiful! 

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