Ryan Thompson

Ryan Thompson

Senior Assistant Director of Admission

Email: ryan.thompson@drake.edu

Phone: 515-271-2087

TerritoryIowa schools with zip codes beginning with 520 and 521; Wisconsin, New Mexico, Arizona, California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming, and Puerto Rico

Educational Background: B.A., Iowa State University

Hometown: Tucson, Arizona

Three interesting things about Ryan:

  1. I once scored 45 points in a High School basketball game.
  2. I'm a fly fishing guide and casting instructor.
  3. I've seen over 100 live bands perform.

Why do you love Drake? Drake provides students with exceptional academic, social and professional opportunities with the focus placed on outcomes.

What is your favorite thing to do in Des Moines? I enjoy going to see live music at the many different venues in the Des Moines metro area.

Advice for prospective students: Be open to trying new things and meet as many people as possible but always stay true to yourself.


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