Tehya Fortune ‘20

Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Major: Communication
Future Plans: Work in film and television production


Tehya Fortune is glad she chose the University of Illinois Springfield because she says “I really believe that it is where I am meant to be.” Fortune plays on the Prairie Stars women’s basketball team and works at the Student Union on campus. She enjoys the “small campus environment” at UIS where she says “everyone knows each other.” Following graduation from UIS, she hopes to work in film and television production. “These past three, almost four years, which I have been here have shaped me into the person I am today and have helped to guide me to where I need to go in the future,” she said.

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Posted on December 11, 2019