Staff profiles: Zach Knott

Zachary Knott is a Junior majoring in Journalism and Electronic Media at the University of Tennessee. This is his second stint in college, redemption for the first two years where he drank and slept his way through 18 credits in four semesters of unsuccessful studies. After dropping out of college and working three years on drilling rigs and then in the attics of south Alabama houses, he decided to join the United States Air Force.

Staff Profiles: D’Montre Edwards

D’Montre Edwards is a student athlete at the University of Tennessee. He was born and raised in Charleston, S.C. He is the son of Gwen Simmoms, who is the mother of 5 beautiful children. Edwards was born on April 20th 1992. He is now a 21 year old senior at the University of Tennessee. He is a Journalism major who one day plans on becoming a sports broadcaster on the highest level.

Staff profiles: Brandon Rupert

Brandon Rupert was born in Ann Arbor, Mich. on February 5, 1986. He graduated from Tecumseh High School in Tecumseh, Mich. in 2004. He then attended Washtenaw Community College and received an Associates Degree in Liberal Arts. After attending community college he worked for Balance Consulting, LLC, also in Ann Arbor, Mich. as a software salesman and consultant. In 2008 he joined the United States Marine Corps and served in Operation Enduring Freedom. He was Honorably Discharged in 2012. He now attends the University of Tennessee and is pursuing a degree in journalism.