James Turner

Admission Counselor

James Turner

Oxnard, CA

Alma Mater
University of South Alabama

Undergraduate Major
Sociology (BA) with a minor in Criminal Justice

If you have a Master's Degree, What is it in?
MPA-Master's of Public Administration-In progress

What do you love about Cal Lutheran?
I love how important inclusion is on campus and how difference of opinions are respected. A comfortable and progressive learning environment helps unlock potential.

Why do you enjoy working at Cal Lutheran?
I enjoy working at an institution that has so many opportunities for the students. Being a witness to the support system is motivating. The weather and location might also be a slight bonus.

What is your favorite place on campus?
Forrest Fitness Center.

What advice would you give to an incoming student?
Time management is key, build meaningful relationships and habits, learn financial literacy sooner than later. Most importantly, have fun and get involved!

What is your best college memory?
Having the opportunity to build relationships and experiences I created being across the country with new people. Seeing things that I wouldn't have otherwise seen was just as important as what I learned in the classroom.

Doing anything outdoors, boxing/working out, furthering my experience as a traveling finger-food connoisseur and expert.

Favorite Food
Anything that can be sold on a Food Truck.

Favorite Movie
The Book of Eli & GoodFellas.

What other projects are you involved in in the Office (i.e. Pres Host, Transfers, InCLUsive, ASD, etc.)
Multicultural community/campus outreach.