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Faces of Life – Kyle Padilla

Hands-on learning and a public servant mindset come naturally to Kyle Padilla. Padilla is a Doctor of Chiropractic student and Student Ambassador at Life University. Originally from Oregon, Padilla grew up on his family’s small farm as one of seven boys. His parents supported several children through the foster care system and actually adopted three of their kids.

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Faces of LIFE – Dr. Shannon Good

Shannon Good, B.S., D.C., CACCP is an Adjunct Faculty member in the Chiropractic Sciences Department at Life University. Dr. Good is the oldest of two children. She and her younger brother are from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, where her parents and brother still live today. Dr. Good first became interested in Chiropractic when she was competing in gymnastics and under chiropractic care. Receiving this care led her to become a chiropractor.

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Faces of Life – Cheyanne Nance-Butler

Community involvement and making a positive difference means a lot to Cheyanne Nance-Butler. From the beginning of her time here at Life U, she has strived to give back in excellence and out of abundance. Nance-Butler grew up in Portland, Oregon with her brother and her mom. She made her way to Life U by way of South Carolina and a fateful chiropractic assistant position that inspired her to pursue a chiropractic career.

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Faces of LIFE – Haley Turpin

Growing up in a family full of college athletes helped Life University Doctor of Chiropractic student Haley Turpin start thinking about how the human body works.

“We love sports,” Turpin said. “We’ve always had great conversations about the body and training, always having that drive to do something bigger and harder, and I’m very thankful that I had family conversations and lessons about that.”

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Faces of LIFE: Dafne Jiménez Pérez

Dr. Dafne Jiménez Pérez comes from a town in the Central Mountain Range of Puerto Rico called Orocovis, where she grew up with her parents and a younger sister. Dr. Perez earned her Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Life University in December 2020.

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Faces of LIFE: Victoria Petruzzella

“There were a couple things that led me to LIFE. I started chiropractic care when I was 10 years old because I hurt my knee and tore my meniscus. I went to two orthopedic specialists, and both of them told me I needed surgery.”

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Faces of LIFE: Amber Jackson

“I see my son who constantly talks about being under chiropractic care. I mean this 7-year-old understands some of the chiropractic principles,” she shared. “So, the ripple effect from what my education has been able to offer has a hold in every part of my life.”

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Faces of LIFE: Sydney Bickmeyer

Bickmeyer’s biggest piece of advice is for prospective students to come to a LIFE Leadership Weekend and see if they fall in love with the philosophy. “If you don’t love chiropractic philosophy, you are going to get burnt out,” she said

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Jesslian Rosa Rosado

“When I came to LIFE Leadership Weekend, the Student Ambassadors were a key thing for my decision to come here because seeing all of their stories and struggles, them still finding a way to be here and do what they love inspired me,” she shared. “They left a mark in me that made me want to be able to do that to other people.” Rosado became a Student Ambassador in order to work with prospective students and guests to give them the amazing experience that she had.