Ashley Grant ’14

Track and Field and Business: Marketing and Management

Hometown: Highland Mills, New York

I chose UAlbany because…
I was recruited for the high jump and chose UAlbany for the atmosphere, the coaching staff and the campus. It’s the perfect distance from home. 

Why business?
I love being in a fast-paced field of work.

Favorite professors
Management professor Rich Johnson -“He's not a boring lecturer.”

Ashley Grant

Grant Sports trivia
I was a cheerleader in high school. I still go to cheer-leading competitions – to watch.My mom danced and my dad played basketball.

What I’m proud of
I’m a first generation college graduate.I’m proud of getting into the School of Business.In the 2011-2012 season I was ranked 4th or 5th for jumping in conference and came in 2nd.I do what I need to individually to help out the team.

Editor’s note: Ashley placed second for jumping in the America East Conference again this year. The UA women won the America East Championship by over 100 points.

What does the future bring? 
A great job that makes me happy to go to work each day.