Zach Walker ’19 tries to surf at least three times a week. “Even if I make it out just once, I’m stoked,” says the kinesiology major from Valencia, Calif. “It’s such a gift to live close to one of the most consistent breaks in Santa Barbara.”
He volunteers with Young Life in high schools and Victory Sessions, a surfing ministry created by a Westmont alumnus. “If I can find a way to incorporate surfing, my faith and my education to help other people experience God’s glory, that’s THE goal,” he says. He also serves as resident assistant for first-year students.
Zach aspires to be an athletic trainer for professional surfers. “I’m studying physiology, exercise, biomechanics and nutrition to improve the health of athletes and surfers,” he says. “I love the idea of education and passion colliding.”
We come to Westmont from every walk of life. Each of us unique. All of us eager to learn from the others. And even though we’re a diverse community of artists, activists, athletes, musicians, scholars, gamers, and dreamers, we’re connected by a common thread: our deep love for Jesus Christ. You’ll feel His presence in every club you join, game you play, and country you visit. And it’s here, among this culture of Christian values and infinite possibilities, that you’ll discover your passion (or two, or three).
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