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Wheaton College's #30under30

Meet Wheaton College’s #30under30, a lineup of 30 young alumni under the age of 30 who are thoughtfully living out a variety of vocations in ways that demonstrate the unique value of a Wheaton College education. Check back weekly for a new addition!


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Trenton Van Oss ’14

Law Clerk
Washington, DC

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Jayne Jaderholm Betina ’12

Associate
Naperville, IL

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Elliot Leung ’16

Film Composer
Hong Kong and Beijing, China

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Heidi Johnson ’18

Child and Adolescent Therapist
San Lucas, Sacatépequez, Guatemala

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Torrey Benware ’13

Deputy Director
Alexandria, VA

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Jessica Min Chang ’12

Chief Advancement and Partnership Officer
Chicago, IL

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Ciera Horton McElroy ’17

Full-Time Writer and Communications Consultant
Orlando, FL

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Drew Chambers ’17

Graduate Student
Waltham, MA

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Rachael Cyrus Botting ’14, M.A.’15

Program Manager and Faculty Member
Three Lakes, WI

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Isaac Stough ’14, M.A.’16

Missionary, School Director
Barcelona, Spain

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Matthew Adams ’18

Assistant Account Executive
Chicago, IL

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Linnea Peckham Geno ’13 and Alec Geno ’13

Small Business Co-owners
Milford, PA

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Aaron Krumsieg ’14

Trumpet Player
St. Louis, MO

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Teddy Kelley ’15

High School English Teacher, Football Coach, Photographer
Libertyville, IL

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Katrina Burlet ’16

Nonprofit Executive Director
Wheaton, IL

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Charity Fort ’12

Lawyer
Chicago, IL

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Julia Wittrock Hensel ’15

Principal
Chicago, IL

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Kenya Heard ’16

Graduate Student and Research Fellow
New York, NY

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Nathanael Somanathan MA ’19

Associate Pastor and Seminary Lecturer
Colombo, Sri Lanka

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Todd VanKerkhoff ’13

Internal Medicine Resident
Chicago, Illinois

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Grace Collard Payne ’18 and Titus Payne ’18

Law Student, Teaching Assistant, Researcher, Cook
Washington, D.C.

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Kate Wildman Hamilton ’14

Director, Information Security
Seattle, Washington

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Carla Wellborn ’12

Director of Programs for Winning Futures
Detroit, Michigan

 

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Daniel Claxton ’14

Teacher and College Advisor
Okinawa, Japan

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Esther Tan Gaska ’12

Elementary Dean of Students
Milwaukee, Wisconsin