School: Vanderbilt University
Year: Graduate Student
Major: Medicine, Health and Society
Andre Mintze, a graduate student in medicine, health, and society at Vanderbilt University, is a two-time football captain who has taken on a variety of leadership roles for the team. A starting linebacker for the past two years, he’s helped Vanderbilt to an appearance in the 2018 Texas Bowl as well as consecutive victories against in-state rival Tennessee. He’s played in 43 games for the Commodores, making 19 starts, and was a 2020 preseason All-Southeastern Conference selection, totaling 75 tackles, 9.5 sacks, five quarterback pressures and two forced fumbles. He has been on the SEC Honor Roll for four years.