Admission & Financial Aid

Sam Colella

Meet Sam Collela

  • Title: Admission Representative
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Phone: 320-363-5043
  • Territory: Select high schools in Minneapolis and the northern suburbs, Wisconsin 
  • Hometown: Tacoma, Washington
  • College: Saint John's University 2021
  • Major/Minor:  Political Science/Philosophy

College Activities:

Jazz Band, Radio, walks to the chapel (around the lake during the spring and summer but across in the winter), Intramurals, jamming with fellow musicians, and late nights with lifelong friends. 

Fun Facts:

  • I played bass in the Jazz Band for all 4 years of college, and I studied abroad in Salzburg as a junior
  • My mom is a Bennie class of '82
  • I am an only child 
  • After Graduation I served as an AmeriCorps member at the Racine Zoo in Racine, WI
  • I played bass in the Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo
  • I studied abroad in Salzburg, Austria in Fall 2019

Sam's Favorites:

  • Favorite Place on Campus: The practice rooms at SJU
  • Favorite Music Artist: The Beatles
  • Favorite Song: Dear Prudence by The Beatles
  • Favorite Color: Green
  • Favorite TV Show: Game of Thrones
  • Favorite Place I've Traveled: Dubrovnik, Croatia
  • Favorite Animal: Snakes
  • Favorite Professional Sports Team: Go Pack Go!!
  • My favorite college memory: All of study abroad