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Hello! My Name Is…

My name is Quitin Ellis. I am from Monroe, Louisiana, but currently live in Hampton, Virginia. I enjoy spending time with my family. I have a wife and three wonderful children. I am currently in the US Navy and have been in for 14 years. Looking forward to doing at least 20 years of service to this fine nation. In the Navy, I work in Retail and Services. This have given me some knowledge about how businesses are ran but not as much to open my own.

I am working towards receiving my degree in Bachelor of Business Administration. I plan to start a business very soon. I know this degree path will assist me in doing so.

What is your motivation for obtaining your degree here at Averett University?

I am working towards receiving my degree in Bachelor of Business Administration. I plan to start a business very soon. I know this degree path will assist me in doing so.

Why did you choose Averett University’s Graduate & Professional Studies program?

I have started taking classes in the past but never finished. I know this time will be different and I know I will finish. I am hoping this degree will give me the knowledge that I can put in place to assist me and my wife in making our businesses successful.

How has your degree from Averett University assisted you in your career?

When taking college and other knowledge courses, the military gives extra incentive with evaluations and career advancements.

What keeps you motivated while in your degree program?
My family and my future keeps me focused and motivated while getting my degree.

What advice would you share for current and incoming students in Averett University’s GPS Program?

The advice I would share with current and incoming students is once you start, continue to stay focused on your goal. Also, make time to complete you course work early to ensure you have it done on time.

What is your anticipated date of graduation?

My anticipated date of graduation is May 2022.

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