Hometown: Gainesville , Mo.
Parents: Jerry and Julie Donley
Siblings: Jeffrey and Cody Donley
FFA Chapter: Gainesville FFA
Chapter Advisor: Jon Wilson
What is your involvement in agriculture?
“My family has a commercial cow/calf operation. I also work on other farms and am an officer (Chaplain) in my FFA Chapter. I have also competed in the Poultry Career Development Contests.”
What is your favorite part of being involved in agriculture?
“I really like all of the new experiences you can have on the farm and in FFA.”
What are your future plans?
“I have two career paths I’m thinking about. One is being an agriculture education teacher or a nurse. I haven’t decided yet.”
What is the best advice you have received?
“My advisor, Jon Wilson, has always said, ‘You’ll get out of it, if you put into it.’”
Awards: Group 2 rating in poultry at state; Greenhand and Chapter degree; second in Creed Speaking at a local contest; and a member of the second-place team in poultry at district competition.