Full-Time MBA Student Ambassadors

The NC State Jenkins MBA program puts a strong emphasis on fostering an environment of teamwork and camaraderie. The students below welcome you to reach out to them to learn more about the Jenkins MBA experience.

Afrouz Fetanat

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Class of 2018
Hometown (city, state, country): Shiraz, Fars, Iran
Undergraduate Institution: North Carolina State University
MBA Concentration: Innovation Management
Why NC State’s MBA Program: I have always had a passion for management and technology innovation. While I can find the management piece at any business school, the tech focus is only offered at a select few. Jenkins MBA’s partnership with industry allows me to work with high-tech companies on real-world projects while pursuing my passion.

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Cedric Nelson-Williams

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Class of 2018
Hometown (city, state, country): Hyattsville, MD, USA
Undergraduate Institution: University of Southern New Hampshire
MBA Concentration: Finance
Why NC State’s MBA Program: Jenkins MBA offered me the best return on my investment by far. I was particularly drawn to the school after my first interaction with the admissions team. As an active duty military officer, I can tell you Jenkins MBA is justifiably ranked among the top-10 MBA programs for military veterans.

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Claudia Paredes Gutierrez

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Class of 2018
Hometown (city, state, country): Lima, Peru
Undergraduate Institution: Pontifical Catholic University of Peru
MBA Concentration: Supply Chain
Why NC State’s MBA Program: Having graduated from the Master of Supply Chain Engineering and Management (MSCEM) program at NC State, I already have experienced the philosophy of the university: “Think and Do”. I applied the tools, concepts, and principles learned in class to real-world projects, which enable me to propose valuable recommendations. Thus, when I decided to get my MBA, NC State Jenkins MBA program was the perfect option to develop business skills with the same approach.

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Jelyse Dawson

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Class of 2018
Hometown (city, state, country): Boston, MA, USA
Undergraduate Institution: Grambling State University
MBA Concentration: Marketing, Entrepreneurship
Why NC State’s MBA Program: I came to NC State’s MBA program for its focus on technology, innovation and entrepreneurship. I own a fitness start up, and I’m confident that what I learn here will help take my business to the next level. The culture here is intimate and supportive, and its a top 30 program.

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Niru Sanghani

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Class of 2018
Hometown (city, state, country): Wilkesboro, NC, USA
Undergraduate Institution: UNC at Chapel Hill
MBA Concentration: Finance
Why NC State’s MBA Program: I had been considering business school for a while, and when I learned about the Full-Time program at Jenkins, I was immediately interested. The hands on experiences unique to Jenkins MBA, the professional connections to the program, and the opportunities available as part of a top technical university made my decision very easy.

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Rishabh Agarwal

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Class of 2018
Hometown (city, state, country): Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Undergraduate Institution: R. V. College of Engineering
MBA Concentration: Marketing
Why NC State’s MBA Program: The MBA program offered at Jenkins is not the same as you would expect. It is quite different and a different experience all together. This journey would be worth the investment.

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Sarah Troxler

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Class of 2018
Hometown (city, state, country): Mebane, NC, USA
Undergraduate Institution: Peace College
MBA Concentration: Innovation Management, Supply Chain
Why NC State’s MBA Program: I chose NC State because of the opportunity to work closely with my cohort and to collaborate with small businesses. I hope to own my own business in the future and NC State gives me the best opportunity to be successful.

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Adam Harris

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Class of 2018
Hometown (city, state, country): Bridgewater, VA, USA
Undergraduate Institution: The College of William & Mary 
MBA Concentration: Supply Chain, Marketing
Why NC State’s MBA Program: Jenkins MBA offered the perfect combination of a high return on my investment in a graduate degree, a “hands-on” curriculum steeped in practicum studies and real-world consulting opportunities, and finally a great network to tap into post-graduation.

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