Student Spotlight - Butoyi Gadi

UNT Student Butoyi Gadi

Major: Political Science (Sophomore)

Pronouns:  he/him/his

What attracted you to UNT?  

The diverse community and its convenient location in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

What is an identity you're proud to share with others at UNT?

I'm proud to be a first-generation college student as well as being an American. Having immigrated to the United States at a really young age and coming from an immigrant family that has experienced many hardships I cherish this opportunity to pursue higher education and the nation that has made it all possible!

How have you gotten involved in campus?

I became an Orientation Leader for the summer of 2022. This opportunity to serve as a helping guide to incoming eagles has allowed me to have experiences and be in spaces most college students don't find themselves in!

What advice would you give to a student who is looking to make the most of their time at UNT?

Sign up for it! Whenever you are curious about an opportunity that presents itself on campus, never doubt that you can one day be in the roles you admire.

How has your UNT experience been so far?

My UNT experience has been one of experiencing once in a lifetime opportunity one after the other and meeting amazing people throughout all my interactions on campus!

What's a fun fact about you?

I sometimes draw congressional districts for fun, and I speak three languages!

What are your plans after you finish at UNT?

I plan on going to law school or pursuing work in politics, philanthropy and student affairs.

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