Featured Tigers is a monthly series wherein the spotlight shines on a few students, alumni, faculty and staff from our Crete, Lincoln and Omaha campus locations. These individuals stand out in the best way — as talented and driven leaders.

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What is your name and graduation year?
Jastiny Jackson 2024

What is your major or degree program?
Health science, pre med

What do you hope to do after completing your degree?
To become anesthesiologist

How is Doane preparing you to reach your goals?
By providing me opportunities to make lifelong connections, while providing me with the proper tools and education to go to accomplish the next level of education

Who has been a major influence for you during your education at Doane? How have they helped you?
God has been a major influence in my life because no matter how low I can get he’s always there to pick me back up and remind me that I am his child and I can do all things through him

What is something you're proud of accomplishing or achieving while at Doane?
I’m proud of becoming a Bible study leader and allowing God to speak to others through me.

What advice would you give to an incoming student?
Stay organized and only get involved in things that align with your morals and passions — let those experiences define your future

What's something you like about yourself that other people may not know?
I am musically inclined. I love listening to music and playing music it gives me peace of mind

What is something you've really enjoyed about your time at Doane?
How helpful the people are on campus with accomplishing your goals and how they are willing to make sure you reach your full potential