Soaring stories: a soul set on impact for Christ

Jennifer Block seeks to serve Christ through serving others.

Caitlin Blackmon / THE CHIMES

Caitlin Blackmon, Features Apprentice

Q: WHAT IS YOUR NAME, YEAR AND MAJOR?

A: Jennifer Block, sophomore psychology major.

Q: HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOURSELF IN THREE WORDS?

A: 1. Introvert

  1. Curious
  2. Reflective

Q: WHAT ARE YOU PASSIONATE ABOUT? WHAT DO YOU LOVE DOING?

A: “Counseling and adoption. Diversity. I grew up on the mission field in South America, which is kind of the whole diversity thing. And I have two younger adopted brothers. I love writing and art.”

Q: WHEN AND HOW DID YOU START BECOMING PASSIONATE ABOUT IT?

A: “Probably just all through growing up. I kind of saw the need for understanding diversity in different cultures. And also, obviously when my parents adopted my two brothers, I saw the need for adoption and how little that it’s seen. So [it] just kind of became something that I wanted to get out there in the world and show people.”

Q: HOW DOES YOUR PASSION MAKE YOU A BETTER PERSON?

A: “It gives me a reason to study what I’m studying and to pursue what I want to do, just because I see that it greatly benefits people’s lives, right off the bat.”

Q: WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE PEOPLE TO KNOW YOU FOR IN 10 YEARS?

A: “I would want to be known for someone that God has used in ways to even just change, not even huge numbers of people’s lives, but change people’s lives significantly.”