Name: McKinzie Hopkins
What year are you?: 3L
What is your student government position, and why is it important? I am Student Government Treasurer! This position is important because it guarantees that students are able to provide and attend the events that they are interested in to help further they law school experience.
Where did you go for your undergraduate education and what was your major? I went to the University of St. Thomas and majored in Accounting.
What is your hometown? Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Where do you currently live? Saint Louis Park, MN
What is your favorite TV show, movie or book? My favorite book is To Kill a Mockingbird. I have way more favorite TV shows than any normal person should have, and admitting them would be embarrassing!
What student organizations and/or extracurricular activities do you participate in? I am very active in Women Law Student Association and served on their board as Treasurer this past year, and will again this year! I also love to play softball, read “normal” books, and spend as much time as possible with friends in my spare time.
What do you do to relieve stress and relax? A good workout, a good book, or a good movie are the best ways to relax!
What do you enjoy most about UST Law? I love the people and the community of St. Thomas. Everyone is so helpful and inviting and I couldn’t have chosen a better school!
Where is your favorite spot in downtown Minneapolis? I would have to say that my favorite place to be in downtown Minneapolis is attending the farmers market on Nicollet on Thursdays during the summer, OR the rooftop at Brit’s.
Anything else you would like your classmates to know? I think my real calling is to be a race car driver!