Blake Johnson ‘13
Hometown: Springfield, Illinois
Future Plans: Become a teacher
Blake Johnson, who recently graduated from the University of Illinois Springfield with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology/Anthropology, has always wanted to become a teacher. Thanks to UIS’ Project Midstate Student Support for Teaching he’ll get that opportunity. Outside of the classroom, Johnson was the Student Government Association representative for the College of Education and Human Services and mentored kids in Springfield Public Schools through the AVID Tutoring Program.