Hey guys!

I hope you are doing well. What an exciting time of the year! Summer is on the horizon. Yes, college is amazing, but even in college, summer is so so so exciting! With this being my second to last blog, I wanted to let you all know what I will be doing this summer and into next year.

This summer, I will be involved in a variety of fun activities. For one, I will be a counselor at several different summer camps hosted by my high school back in Atlanta. I’ll be able to work with friends and hang out with kids, so I get to play dad for a few weeks. Also, I’ll be making a little extra cash money, so that is always a plus. Secondly, I will be taking three online classes, finishing up the general education portion of my college education. I will be taking a psychology, world history, and literature class, which I think will be super fruitful. It will be nice doing these this summer, so I can focus on my major specific classes during the semester. Finally, I want to learn how to "adult" more this summer. My dad will be giving me lessons on how to invest money while my mom will be teaching me how to cook.

Also, I will be doing a few fun things. First off, I get to hang out with old high school friends, which will be an absolute blast. I do not want to neglect those relationships even though I have amazing friends at Biola. I am excited to hang out with them and do some ministry in their lives, which God through Biola has equipped me to do. Secondly, I will be going to New York City for a few days, and I will be able to see a couple Broadway shows including HAMILTON! It's going to be so so so fun. Also, I will go to the beach (which isn’t that big of a deal after living in Southern California) in south Georgia for a family reunion. Finally, I will be doing a country-wide road trip back to Biola since I will have a car next semester!

I don't want to get emotional and say goodbye just yet because I still have one blog left, but I do want to let you know what my year will look like next year (because I will not be blogging next year). I will be taking 18 units, which is the most you can take without paying extra. It sounds daunting, but I am so excited because I will be taking all Bible classes. Secondly, I will be working in spiritual development as a chapel scanner. On top of that, I will hopefully be a coordinator putting on next year’s missions conference! I am so excited to get to know next year’s freshmen while continuing to get to know the people I met this year. If you are a freshman coming in the fall, feel free to come up and introduce yourself. It won’t be weird. You aren’t being a stalker by reading this blog. I would love to meet you, so please reach out!

Love you guys!

Chris M