“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” –Mark Twain
Hometown: Huntersville, N.C.
Minor: Sport and Entertainment Management
Journalism aspiration: Sports analyst or political correspondent
In a time when people are dependent upon the news to be a reliable source of information, DJ Chaffman wants to work to reestablish a high level of trust and accountability in politics and society.
DJs interest in working in the media has grown from his passion for sports and sports journalism. Whether it was a basketball broadcast, or golf highlights he was always watching. This passion led to him becoming an avid consumer of all things news. Whether that is breaking reports out of Washington, entertainment, or foreign policy he is likely following along.
While he would be comfortable working in many different fields, he is most interested in sports and politics. Whether it is behind the camera, or in front of it, he hopes to one day work in one of these fields.
In his free time DJ can probably be found watching sports, or on the golf course. He is also fascinated by history, enjoys listening to many different types of music, and he loves reading.