Alexis Johnson completed a three-year career as a member of the Tennessee State volleyball team. She finished her senior season with 154 kills, posting a career high 16 kills against USC Upstate. The Sacramento, California, native registered double-digit kills in four matches and had her 200th career kill in the final match of the season versus Jacksonville State. As a junior, Johnson earned a spot on the Ohio Valley Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
Alexis graduated with honors from TSU with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration on May 5. She shared her college experience with tsutigers.com.
TSUTigers: Talk about your overall TSU experience.
A: I’ve always wanted to have an HBCU experience, so it was a great opportunity to represent it and enjoy it for three and a half years.
TSUTigers: What do you love most about TSU?
A: That it feels like home.
TSUTigers: What will you miss most about TSU?
A: Spending time with my teammates and making memories
TSUTigers: What is your most memorable moment in your sport at TSU?
A: Beating Belmont with Kean filled with fans
TSUTigers: What is your most memorable non-sport moment at TSU?
A: Enjoying off-season
TSUTigers: What are some accomplishments/goals that you reached at TSU?
A: Maintaining a high GPA
TSUTigers: Do you have a favorite TSU fan/supporter? If so, who?
A: My mom
TSUTigers: What advice would you give to incoming freshman?
A: To be a student first
TSUTigers: What was your most challenging class at TSU?
A: Business Law
TSUTigers: Who was your favorite professor?
A: Dr. Unni
TSUTigers: Who have been the most influential people to you at TSU?
A: Dr. Smith
TSUTigers: What’s next for you?
A: Graduate School
TSUTigers: Once you are an alumnus, how will you stay connected with TSU?
A: Coming to support sports games
TSUTigers: What do you know now that you didn’t know coming in as a freshman?
A: That being a college athlete is a job
TSUTigers: What have you learned at TSU that you will keep with you for the rest of your life?
A: To cherish college memories
TSUTigers: Is there anything else that you would like to say to the TSU family?
A: Work hard, play hard