EJ J-W. | Recreational Services
The University of Iowa

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Position: Lifeguard

Year/Major: 4th year studying Civil Engineering

Hometown: Elmhurst, IL. 

How long have you worked for us?: 2 years

What have you learned from working here?: I've learned how to manage my time between work, classes, and personal life. Also, the importance of being accountable. 

What is something interesting about yourself?: I've been on the club sailing team at Iowa for 4 years. 

What do you like to do in your spare time?: I enjoy sailing, hanging out with friends, and watching Grey's Anatomy. 

What is one thing you wish everyone knew about working in your position?: The aquatics staff is like a family. I have met some of my best friends working here. 

Do you have plans for after graduation?: I would love to get into disaster relief/emergency response engineering. 

If you could eat any food for the rest of your life without any health consequences, what would it be?: Peanut butter or Chicago style deep dish pizza. 


*EJ was nominated for Faces of RecServ in Spring 2019