Jean Markovic

Jean Markovic

Year: Sophomore
Position: Libero
Hometown: Fountain Hill, PA
High School: Bethlehem Catholic
Major: Psychology with Early Childhood Education


Why did you choose Moravian College?
I chose Moravian because it gave me ability to play both volleyball and softball as well as the outstanding education program. 

What is you major and why?
Psychology and Early Childhood Education because I love interacting with kids and learning about the way their minds work.

 What has been your favorite course at Moravian and why?
My favorite course has been my Freshman seminar class, Writing Through Experience,  because it taught me a lot of helpful information that I will use in the future and I really enjoyed my professor.

What are your plans for the future once you finish your degree at Moravian?
I plan to get a teaching job in the Lehigh Valley and coach volleyball and/or softball. 

What is your most memorable moment as a Greyhound?
Doing the ALS ice bucket challenge with the volleyball team.  

How has being an athlete helped you as a student?
It helps you meet friends right away and it helps you manage your time. 

What is the hardest part of the sport for you?
Because I play two sports, the hardest part is managing both sports and performing well in both.

Why do you wear your jersey number?
I was assigned my number in volleyball and my softball number is my favorite.

Name one obstacle or form of adversity you had to overcome.
Coming back from two concussion from volleyball in high school.

Why is community service so important to your role as a student-athlete at Moravian?
Community service allows you to give back to the community and help others in need. 

What advice do you have for a prospective Moravian College student-athlete?
Do what makes you happy and continually work hard in all that you do.

Color: Purple
Food: Anything with chicken
Restaurant: Applebee's
Movie: The Proposal
TV Show: Gossip Girl
Musical Artist: Ed Sheeran
Athlete: Jeff Samardzija
Pro Team: NY Yankees
Playing with my nephew, Mario
Most Prized Possession:
My first home run ball
Biggest Fear:
Being alone in the dark