Melissa Gilstrap's Profile

Melissa Gilstrap was born in San Diego, Calif., so she still occasionally likes to listen to the Beach Boys. Later on, she moved to the very small town of Crocker, Mo. After taking a multitude of English classes in high school, she discovered her passion was in writing. Now a junior at MU, she is majoring in magazine journalism and English with an emphasis in creative writing. Her dream job is to write for a travel magazine, work for a publishing house or as an English professor.