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Travis Lightsey

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Travis Lightsey
OU Major and Career Exploration

Travis's Coaching Mindset: "I believe that coaching is all about unlocking potential and eliminating self-imposed barriers. The true transformation with coaching comes from helping clients to learn about themselves and the holistic process of learning, being, and doing instead of simply showing a solution or fixing a problem. When done right, coaching can be the difference in finding true passion and satisfaction in all areas of life."

Higher Education Background:

  • Bachelor's- Art, Oklahoma Baptist University
  • Master's- Organizational Leadership, Cameron University

Interests and Hobbies:

  • Godzilla.
  • Comics.
  • Anime.
  • Watching movies.
  • Running.
  • Working out.
  • Spending time with my family.

Top Life Defining Moments in Higher Education:

  • Being a First Generation Graduate.
  • Attaining my Master's Degree.
  • Accepting the role of Director for Major & Career Exploration.
  • Attaining My Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) Certification.

While in college, I experienced:

  • Not having a sense of belonging.
  • Financial stress.
  • Being a first-generation college student.
  • Academic motivation challenges.
  • Overcoming daily challenges through resiliency.