Courtney Johnson, Admission Counselor, is an Arkansas native and graduated with
distinction from Hendrix with a degree in Studio Art and a minor in Spanish in
2012. Her interest in photography, anthropology, and creative writing led her
to create a documentary about rodeo culture in Arkansas that was displayed
alongside other student documentaries at the Cox Creative Center in Little
Rock. Over the course of six months Courtney photographed and interviewed rodeo
participants across the state and created a photographic exhibit as well as a
book with extended commentary titled Rldin'
& Ropin': Rodeo Culture and Tradition in Arkansas.
Outside of the classroom, Courtney was a staffer of the
Troubadour, Hendrix’s yearbook, and spent two years as the Editor-in-Chief. She
also participated in Student Senate as the Media Chair, managing student media
such as the yearbook, newspaper, literary magazine, and radio station. Through
the Odyssey program Courtney was able to explore her interests in art, design,
and technology which lead to a deeper understanding of the connections between
When she is not out traveling and meeting with students
Courtney spends her time photographing people and places in Arkansas. You will
also frequently spot her in the darkroom where she develops and prints her
latest photographic works from film. When the weather permits, Courtney enjoys
taking advantage of the Natural State’s many outdoor offerings. She also likes to spend her spare time
playing video games, reading, participating in pub trivia and watching cute
corgi videos on the internet.
Courtney can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.