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Mizzou Made 2023: Traveon Barefield, BHS

May 5, 2023

With commencement coming up on May 13, we’re taking this opportunity to highlight some of the incredible students who make the School of Health Professions such a great place to learn, serve and discover.

Today we get to know Trevion Barefield of Joliet, Illinois, who is completing his BHS in Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences — with an emphasis in Radiography.

Trevion Barefield
Photo courtesy of Trevion Barefield

Trevion Barefield

Major: Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences (Radiography)
Hometown: Joliet, IL

Favorite Quote:

“Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.”

John Lennon
What does graduating from the Mizzou School of Health Professions mean to you?

Graduating from SHP means endless possibilities and opportunities! I’m excited for the adventure ahead.

What was your favorite class within your degree track?

My favorite classes would have to be Radiography Procedures.

What activities have you been involved in along the way?

I’ve attended many random campus activities — whatever really was interesting. I’ve run the 5Ks, given tours to future students, played bucket basketball and capture the flag on campus, and many more things.

Who helped you during your college journey?

My friends, family, and professors.

What memories stand out from your time at Mizzou?

Get-togethers with my classmates, doing career fairs, hanging out with my friends, and much more.

What are your plans after graduation?

I’ve accepted a job at University Hospital doing X-rays, with hopes of eventually going into interventional radiology.

What advice do you have for current and future students?

Don’t be quick to give up, find a strong support system, and prosper. Things will work out the way they’re supposed to.