Ross Fernstrum
Admissions Counselor

Recruiting territory: Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas

Phone: 712-707-7416
Cell: 712-229-7883
Fax: 712-707-7164
Email: rfernstr@nwciowa.edu

Hometown: Primghar, Iowa (South O'Brien High School)

College: Northwestern College (B.A. in business education/business administration)

Co-curricular activities in college: Football, resident assistant, Student Government Association president, microeconomics tutor, and Spring Service Project to Jackson, Mississippi

Hobbies: Being with family and friends and anything to do with sports

Favorite place to visit: I went to Italy with the football team in 2010 and would love to return to that country someday.

Favorite music: Justin Bieber and Conway Twitty

Favorite movie: The Shawshank Redemption

Book I’m reading now: Radical Hospitality

Interesting or little-known fact about me: I was in gymnastics for 7 years when I was younger.

Given the choice, I’ll always order … the Roadkill at Texas Road House.

Favorite thing about Northwestern:  The people. Everyone I've encountered here at Northwestern has shaped me into the man I am today. I'm thankful for the variety of people, be it maintenance staff, RDs or faculty--and their impact on me and this campus.

College search advice:  Take the time to look into several schools and keep an open mind throughout the process.




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