Homecoming was full of festivities, from traditions like Spirit Plaza and the Golf Cart Parade to packed houses like Georgia State’s Got Talent and the Block Party. After months of campaigning, Homecoming Week concluded with a crowning of our new Royal Court for the 2022-2023 term during halftime of the victory against Old Dominion. The announced winners are Reagan Johnson, Carlos Garcia, Havalynn Abernathy, Talaijah Murphy, Betoyah Dorzema, and Aja Payne. Learn a little more about them below!
Name: Reagan Johnson
Hometown: Kennesaw Georgia
Major: Media Entrepreneurship
Career Goal: I would like to own a business that showcases my creative talents while aiding in an innovative change that will positively impact todays society.
Hobbies: Acting, modeling, poetry, content creation, art, and cosmetics.
Fun fact: I own a luxury picnic business!
Name: Carlos Alberto Garcia
Hometown: Conyers, GA
Career Goal: Career goals include establishing a nonprofit that will that advance the minority community in financial literacy.
Hobbies: My hobbies include spending time with family, watching Netflix, and doing community service through my Fraternity.
Fun fact: I love watching Documentaries!
Name: Havalynn Abernathy
Hometown: Kennesaw, GA
Major: Political Science
Career Goal: Entertainment Attorney
Fun fact: I play softball at GSU 🙂
Name: Talaijah Murphy
Hometown: Barnesville, GA
Major: Biomedical Science and Enterprise Career Goal: To become a physician, and founder of a non-profit.
Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends as well as trying new things.
Fun fact: I danced in “The Nutcracker” when I was in elementary school.
Hometown: Acworth, GA
Major: Biology with an art minor, a concentration in pre med
Career Goal: I would like to become a High risk OB/GYN , that will soon own a non profit based for pregnant woman experiencing homelessness
Hobbies: I love making ceramic sculptures! Mainly ceramic sculpture that are based off of woman breast
Fun fact: I still have a baby tooth!😊
Name: Aja Payne
Hometown: Dublin, Ga
Career Goal: I plan to open a beauty bar and also a clothing and purse business. I also plan to become a real estate agent.
Hobbies: cheer, spending time with family and friends, social media influencers, online shopping, and helping others
Fun fact: I am the first person in my family to attend college.