Taylor James is a Senior at OU majoring in Health Sciences with a concentration in pre professional. She is a Fitness Assistant here at the Rec and has been working here since January of 2015.
Why did you want to work at the Rec?
I heard about working at the Rec through Emma Charen. She said that it was an amazing environment.. So I applied!
Why did you choose your major?
I had major surgery when I was in sixth grade and that had really inspired me to work in the medical field.
What is your favorite part about working here?
I love the people here. We’re like a family and it makes the job a lot easier to do.
What transferable skills have you acquired that will help you in your future?
I have become a lot more confident and personable.
What are your favorite Rec activities?
I love going to yoga and to the GroupX classes. I’ve attended the Zumba and Kickboxing classes.
When you’re not at the Rec, what are some things you like to do?
I love being outside, reading and playing pool.
How do you stay active and healthy?
I try to exercise 2-3 times a week and go to yoga as much as I can. Also, eat healthy.
What are you looking forward to?
Volunteering at hospitals and getting more hands-on experience relating to my major.
What are your plans for the future?
I want to move out of state and gather experience in my field. I really would like to travel to Europe.
I danced Ballet for 9 years.