Rebekah Sletten is a junior at Iowa State University studying agricultural business and international agriculture. Growing up on her family’s farm outside of Osage, Iowa, she was involved in both 4-H and FFA which helped her develop a strong passion for agriculture.
Pleasantville native, Josie Burgett is a junior at Iowa State University studying agricultural business and international agriculture. Josie has been involved with the AgEI program since her first week of college.
Connor Bollum is a junior at Iowa State University studying agricultural business. Growing up in Austin, Minnesota, Connor is an avid lover of all things Spam and is the oldest of three kids.
Nolan Herlocker is a senior at Iowa State University with a spirit for entrepreneurship that started at a young age. At 12 years old, Nolan embarked on his first business venture when he began plowing snow from neighbors’ driveways in the winter and mowing their yards in the summer.
Growing up on a diversified row crop and livestock operation near Riceville, Iowa, Izak Christensen is the youngest of three children to attend Iowa State University. A senior at Iowa State University, Izak will graduate with a degree in agricultural business and agronomy, and his MBA.
Growing up in the booming city of Long Island, New York, Rachel Wilkens has a very unique journey that led her to Iowa State University.
Geert Boelen is a junior majoring in Agricultural Business and minoring in Entrepreneurial Studies. At Iowa State, he is involved in the ISU Ag Business Club and AgEI, where he is a member of both the AgEI Student Leadership Team and the AgEI Student Incubator.
John Armstrong is a senior at Iowa State University majoring in agricultural studies. He grew up in rural Iowa County, Iowa and graduated from Williamsburg High School. He is the youngest of four children and second to attend Iowa State University.
Whitley Frieden is a senior in Agricultural Studies and member of this year’s AgEI Student Incubator. She grew up on her family’s farm just outside the small town of Joy, Illinois with her parents and older brother, Jordan. On top of their row crop operation, her family also raises and shows Belgian draft horses around the country.