Jul 22, 2011

Hal Payne '13

Name: Hal Payne

Grade Year: Junior

Degree: Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Major(s): Criminal Justice/Pre-Law

Hometown: Kansas City, MO

What clubs/activities are you involved at Columbia College? Men’s Basketball

What is your favorite part about Columbia College? Friendly atmosphere everywhere on campus.

Where is your favorite studying spot on campus? Stafford Library

What is favorite subject at Columbia College? Criminal Justice- related classes (if you are looking for a specific class I would say Shooting Incidents in Criminal Justice).

What job are you hoping to get when you graduate? Either commission as a 2nd Lieutenant in U.S. Military (currently unsure of which branch), or federal investigator for a major government agency.

What’s something that you are very passionate about? Winning another conference championship and returning to the national tournament.

If you could have dinner with any three people (real or fictitious/ from any time period, dead or alive), which three people would you choose and why? Jesus Christ, J. Edgar Hoover- for his part in reforming federal law enforcement, and Michael Jordan- what basketball player does not want to meet him?

If you could learn to do anything, what would it be? Fly an airplane.

What’s something not a lot of people know about you? Football is my favorite sport to watch on T.V. even though I play college basketball.

Who is the one person that helped to make you who you are today? No “one” person- my parents/family have always been most influential people in my life.