Major: Psychology and Economics
Hometown: Prosper, TexasPrior to attending Samford, Payton enjoyed volunteering in her church and participating in tennis, piano, and writing programs. She was also an AP Scholar and a member of the National Honor Society, the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica, and the Writers’ League of Texas. At Samford, Payton is studying psychology and Spanish, serving on Phi Mu’s Alumnae committee, and working as a children’s ministry intern at Dawson Memorial Baptist Church. After graduation, Payton hopes to earn further degrees in psychology and Christian ministry while pursuing a career in counseling.