The Promise Scholarship

Justin Purvis

Promise Peer Mentor

Office Location

102 Bedford Street




Promise Peer Mentors play a pivotal role in helping to acclimate incoming first-year Promise Scholars to the USM community. Promise Peers serve as a mentor to students to aid them in their academic and personal success at the University. They connect with students through 1:1 meetings, as well as, community service projects and program events.


What's your major? Leadership and Organizational Studies

Favorite class your've taken at USM so far? ENG 202 - Memoir and Autobiography

What other activities or student clubs are you involved in? Pick-up soccer

What advice do you have for first year students? "Don't be afraid to enter USM as an undeclared student. With an open mind and the desire to learn, you'll find a major soon enough and will go forward with more confidence in pursuit of your degree."

What do you want others to know about you? "I am a great listener and work hard to offer support when asked for it. I love Public Policy."