Name: Rio Weikum
Expected Graduation Date: Winter 2020
Minor: Advertising and Public Relations
When did you pledge? Fall 2019
Hobbies: My hobbies include cooking/baking, making memories with my friends and family, watching my favorite shows on Netflix, reading, and giving back to our community. I also really enjoy design thinking and problem solving.
What did you want to be when you grew up (when you were little)? In high school? Now what do you want to be?
I really wanted to be a “popstar” when I was a kid. In high school I had the dream of being a journalist or a poet. Now I would like to work in the consulting business.
Favorite Food: Mac and Cheese or any form of potato.
If you could only eat salty or sweet for the rest of your life, which would you choose? Sweet!
Favorite event from and/or thing about DSP:
My favorite DSP event was Girls' day! I had so much fun making candles with everyone and getting to know my fellow brothers more.
Favorite thing about Grand Valley:
I love how helpful the professors are at Grand Valley. They truly want to see their students succeed.
How did you learn about DSP?
I learned about DSP from my boyfriend and his friends. They showed me how much there is to gain from such a wonderful organization and I was able to watch them grow from it.
Why did you join DSP?
I joined DSP because I was really interested in the brotherhood aspect of the organization and I loved that DSP was so involved in our community. I also wanted to work on myself professionally.
Why did you choose Grand Valley?
I chose Grand Valley, because it has a wonderful business program. I also really fell in love with GVSU’s campus and all they offered to their students.
Favorite Movie/TV Show:
Jane the Virgin, New Girl, Parks and Recreation.
Do you have any pets? No, but my dad has chickens.
Where do you want to be in 10 years?
In ten years, I would like to work for a consulting firm. I hope to have the ability to travel and see the world as well.