John Porter

Engineering Student Ambassador

MBA + Environmental Engineering

Driftmier Engineering Center
597 D. W. Brooks Drive
Athens, Georgia 30602
United States


Acworth, Georgia


Fourth year

Fun Fact

I play the trumpet. Also, I'm a second degree black belt in Taekwondo, but I've never been in a fight.

Why did you choose UGA?

When choosing colleges, I knew I wanted to stay in the South and UGA stood out the most to me. Two years later, I am incredibly happy with my decision and I am looking forward to the next two years.

Favorite memory as a Bulldog Engineer

My favorite memory as an engineer, so far, was creating a steam engine in the Fab Lab with my group. We made so many mistakes but had a great time doing it. Our final product, named 'Steamy Boy', barely worked, but I was able to make some wonderful friendships.