Johnson Spotlight: Carrie Overdorf

Welcome to Johnson Spotlight on the blog! Johnson Spotlight is posted every Wednesday and seeks to connect the hardworking people at Johnson University Tennessee who do so much behind the scenes to our students, alumni, and friends. This week we would love for you to meet Carrie Overdorf!


What is your title/position at Johnson University?

Student Ministry Coordinator, including coordinating Congregational Ministry internships.

How long have you worked at Johnson University?

Carrie Overdorf sitting at her desk

Not always full-time, but about seven years.

What is your favorite food?

An excellent steak.

What are your hobbies?

Reading, learning new things, preparing to live a healthier life (i.e reading about it!), and helping out with activities.

What would you do if you had a million dollars?

Support former Johnson students who are doing great work all over the globe.

What is the best gift you ever received?

I’m not a big one for gifts, but my surprise 40th birthday party was fairly overwhelming.

What is your favorite quote/scripture?

One I like right now is “Be a go-giver as well as a go-getter.”

Thank you for all you do at Johnson and for your participation with Johnson Spotlight. If you see Carrie around, be sure to say hello!

Story and photo submitted by Gretchen Robards ('14)

Posted: 2/25/2014 11:52:44 AM


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