Ryan Franklin graduated from The University of Olivet in 2020 with a bachelor’s degree in exercise science. As an admission representative, Ryan relishes the opportunity to share his The University of Olivet experiences and the value of earning a college degree with high school students.
“I want high school students to have the same great college experience I had. The University of Olivet makes you feel like you’re part of a family. You feel welcome, and you know they care about your academic success,” Ryan said.
Ryan is a certified personal trainer and assists with strength and conditioning training for the Comet men’s and women’s basketball teams. He also serves as an assistant men’s basketball coach.
“When I was a student, I knew I needed to be on a campus where the connection was personal for me to develop the confidence to succeed. After my first visit, I knew The University of Olivet was the best choice. I want to help high school students grow in their confidence so that they can achieve their dreams of a college education,” Ryan said.
Ryan works with students in Berrien, Branch, Cass, Hillsdale, Kalamazoo, Lenawee, Monroe, St. Joseph, Van Buren, Washtenaw and Wayne counties. He believes his positive attitude, dynamic personality and strong faith serve as a light as he builds relationships and guides high school students through the admission process.