Oh, millennials. Back at it with their social media about social media. However, Instagram is different than most. Unlike Twitter and Facebook, Instagram has the power to serve as a creative outlet. This said, few of us have truly mastered the art of a perfect, aesthetically pleasing feed. Believe it or not, some of the best Instagrammers out there can be found sitting by you in class at the University of Missouri. Below I have listed the top 20 student instagrammers from Mizzou to check out and follow!
Victoria “Tori” Foushee is from St. Louis, Missouri. She is in her Sophomore year as a Journalism major with a focus on Magazine Publication. Some of her interests are writing, blogging, brunch, and finding new places to eat. After graduation, Tori would like to move to a big city to pursue her dreams as the writer and editor of her own lifestyle publication! Follow her if you are looking for inspirational quotes, food, fashion, nature, and plenty of Chi Omega pics!
Emmanuel “Manny” Llorente is from Lake Winnebago, Missouri. He is a Junior Theatre Performance and Mass Media Communications major. Some of Manny’s interests are Chipotle, Legally Blonde (the musical) and defending Sharpay Evans as the victim and hero of High School Musical. After graduation, Manny plans to move to Los Angeles to pursue a career in film and television acting! Follow him for pretty pictures of palm trees, beaches, fashion and some dang cute solo shots!
Samantha “Sam” Huston is from Marshall, Missouri. She graduated in the spring of 2017 with a degree in Strategic Communication. Her interests are cats, colors, and tennis. Sam hopes to work as a graphic designer in the future. Follow her for beautiful pictures in pastels and bright colors!
Margaret “Maggie” Kickham is from St. Louis, Missouri. She is a Senior Journalism and Strategic Communication major with a minor in Spanish. Her interests are drag queens, club kids, fashion and visual and performing arts. After graduation, Maggie hopes to be copy writing at an ad agency or non-profit. Follow Maggie for some quirky solo shots, fun photo shoots, drag queens, feminist vibes, and lipstick inspo! Plus, she kind of looks like Lorde!
Sara Nolan is from Minneapolis, Minnesota. She is a Senior Theatre Performance and Mass Media Communications major. Her interests are designing wedding gowns, hiking, hot sauce, and impersonating Chewbacca. Sara hopes to attend graduate school for acting on either coast immediately after graduation or live abroad beforehand. She hopes to own her own hair care company! Follow Sara for some serious scenery, and travel shots! Plus, her outfits are always perfect.
Ceara Kirk is from Omaha, Nebraska. She is a Senior Strategic Communications and Spanish major. Her interests are photography, Panhellenic life, being part of the Rockin’ Against Multiple Sclerosis (RAMS) Steering Committee, and Chi Omega (she’s the president). Ceara wants to move to a big city to continue to fulfill her dream of shooting photographs and video content for big companies. She has already shot for companies including Free People, Everything But Water, and Astronobeads. Ultimately, Ceara will be happy with any job that will allow her to travel and be creative. Follow her for coffee, food, travel, and cute solo shots!
Bea Doheny is from St. Louis, Missouri. It is her Senior year as a Business Marketing and Entrepreneurship major. Her interests are art, space, and traveling. Bea hopes to continue to run her jewelry line Astronobeads! Follow her for some serious inspiration, Astronobeads, sunsets, food, flowers, and nature!
Rachel Radecki is from St. Louis, Missouri. It is her Senior year as a Journalism and Strategic Communication major. Her interests are coffee, modern art, and New York City (where she’s currently living). Once she graduates, Rachel wants to work at an ad agency in Chicago or New York City. Follow her for pretty pastels, doodles, minimalist photography, feminist vibes, coffee, and inspirational quotes.
Lauren Knudson is from Plano, Texas. It is her Senior year as a Journalism and Strategic Communication major. Her interests are politics, the Dallas Cowboys, Diet Coke, current events, coffee shops, and finding new places to eat! Lauren plans to obtain her Master’s degree at the Missouri School of Journalism before working at an experiential advertising agency for events. Alternately, Lauren would love to work on a political candidate’s campaign or in the communications department of someone in office. Follow her for food pics, doodles, minimalist art, travel, nature, inspirational quotes/literature, and empowering women!
Madeline “Maddie” Koerner lives in Clayton, Missouri. She is a Junior Business International major. Her interests are singing, playing guitar, running, and fashion. After graduating, Maddie hopes to travel and “find a career that [she] enjoys to the fullest degree”. Follow her for travel, fashion, solo shots, modeling, food, and pretty beach pics.
Sydnee Stottlemyre is from Chesterfield, Missouri. She is a first year law student with majors in Journalism and Strategic Communication. Her interests are romance novels, running, and her dog (the center of her universe). Sydnee wants to work as a defense lawyer, hopefully specializing in First Amendment Law or other similar options. Follow her for her puppy, to follow her adorable love story (and maybe cry a little about it), behind the scenes of Miss Missouri, and engagement pictures.
Christy Prust is from Stillwater, Minnesota. She is a Senior Journalism and Strategic Communications major with an emphasis in Art Direction. Her interests are graphic design, Mizzou Women in Media (she’s the President), Sigma Kappa (she’s the public relations chair), and the Columbia Missourian Newspaper (she’s a teaching assistant). Christy hopes to work as an Art Director at an advertising agency in Minneapolis or Chicago, to continue her freelance work as a graphic designer. Follow her for coffee envy, donuts, solo shots, friends, and artistic photography.
Caroline Been is from Fayetteville, Arkansas. She is a Sophomore International Studies major. Her interests are reading, spending time with friends, and studying the Russian language. After graduating, Caroline wants to move to the east coast and represent America’s interests abroad through foreign services or other diplomatic positions. Follow her for food pics, friends, solo shots, fashion, nature, art, and plants.
Madison (Maddie) Stringfellow is from Lake Orion, Michigan. It is her senior year as a Journalism and Strategic Communications major. Her interests are in food photography, Pi Beta Phi, and traveling. Maddie wants to have the opportunity to travel and create content for brands and destinations. For example, she is currently working for a food magazine called Plate Selector in Barcelona. Follow her for Pi Beta Phi pics, artistic solo shots, travel, scenery, flowers, and art in nature.
Grace Aragon-Menzel is from Minnetonka, Minnesota. It is her senior year as a Textile and Apparel Management with a Business Marketing minor. Her interests are travel and design. After moving to Europe, Grace hopes to become a personal stylist or buyer. Follow her for plants, coffee, food, happy solo shots, and travel.
Sarah Trott is from San Diego, California. It is her Senior year as a Journalism and Broadcast major. Her interests are traveling, writing, photography, trying new foods, and meeting new people. After graduating, Sarah wants to work as a television news reporter and anchor. Follow her for inspiration, food, travel, scenery, fashion, and perfect hair.
Bess McCulloch is from Dallas, Texas. She graduated in May 2017 with a degree in Film Production. Her interests are traveling and making music videos. Bess wants to be able to keep creating art that she loves, while engaging in new and exciting things! She hopes to capture and experience the “huge and crazy” world outside of college. Follow her for coffee, bunnies, minimalist photography, video production, pictures of her boyfriend, and food.
Marguerite Seaton is from St. Louis, Missouri but currently living in Raleigh, North Carolina. It is her Sophomore year as a Journalism major. Her interests are pop culture, film, and television. She wants to write for a television show! Follow her for Pi Beta Phi pics, pink, inspirational quotes, nature, pretty food, lots of smiles, and very curly hair.
Dillon Erwin is from Liberty, Missouri. he is a Sophomore Photojournalism major. His interests are photography, drawing, graphic art, and music. Dillon hopes to work as a fashion photographer for major brands and magazines after graduation. Follow him for great photography, portraits, selfies, and food pics.
Anthony Lupo is from St. Charles, Missouri. He is a Sophomore Business Marketing and Textile and Apparel Management major. His interests are travel, fashion, and acting as the Director of Marketing for Camp Trulaske (a new program for incoming business freshman beginning fall 2017). Anthony hopes to work in the apparel or consumer product marketing industry in New York City after studying abroad in London. Follow him for scenery, friends, and travel!
Do you know of any other students Instagrammers from Mizzou!? Share in the comments below!
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