Current Team

MSU Debate Team


Duvall Adair - Freshman - Hometown: Atlanta, GA

Duvall is a freshman at MSU in the James Madison College. He is from Marist High School in Atlanta, Georgia.

Breanna Brill - Senior - Hometown: Skokie, IL  

Breana is a junior majoring in Professional Writing and Political Science with a minor in African Studies.She debated for Niles West High School in Skokie, IL.

Alex Brown - Sophmore - Hometown: Skokie, IL

Alex is a sophomore at MSU who debated at Niles West in high school. The 2017-2018 season will be his second year of debating at Michigan State University, and his sixth year of debating overall. He is a Social Relations and Policy major at the James Madison College at MSU.

Wayne Campbell - Senior - Hometown: Petosky, MI

Wayne is a senior majoring in political science with a concentration in pre-law. He is from Petoskey, MI and after graduation he hopes to attend law school.

Taylor Cantrell - Freshman - Hometown: Blissfield, MI

Taylor is a freshman at MSU where she is majoring in pre-law and minor in in women's studies as well as religious studies. Taylor is also a part of the MSU wrestling team, working as a manager. Taylor received the best speaker award her senior year from her counties debate organization after debating for three years for Blissfield High School.

Lena Grossman - Sophmore - Hometown: Skokie, IL

Lena is a sophomore majoring in political theory. as a freshman, she qualified to the National Debate Tournament. Lena reached quarterfinals of the TOC in high school debating at Niles West.

Naya Henderson - Senior - Hometown: Westland, MI

Naya is a junior majoring in Political Science and Arts and Humanities. She debated at Romulus high school in Romulus Michigan. She loves debate and feels it is a good way to improve your public speaking skills.

Evan Jones - Freshman - Hometown: Tulsa, OK

Evan is a freshman from Union High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He is majoring in Biosystems Engineering and in the Honors College.

Jonas Le Barillec - Freshman - Hometown: San Pedro, CA

Jonas is a freshman at MSU who is from Palos Verdes Peninsula High School in Rolling Hills Estates, CA. He is majoring in philosophy.

Briana Lewis - Senior - Hometown: Atlanta, GA

Briana is a Senior in James Madison College. As a member of the debate team, she used her advocacy skills to make social change on campus. She is the President of the W.E.B DuBois Student Society, which focuses on the academic enrichment of students of color. She hopes to become a professor of cultural Anthropology. She previously debated for Westlake Magnet High School in Atlanta, Ga.

Connor Munsinger - Senior - Hometown: Sioux Fall, SD

Connor is a junior at MSU studying Economics. He debated at Roosevelt High School in Sioux Falls, SD where he qualified to the TOC his senior year. As a sophomore at MSU he reached the doubleoctafinals of the NDT.

Lauren Pepper - Sophmore - Hometown: Oakwood, OH

Lauren is a sophomore in the Honors College, double majoring in zoology and public policy. She debated for 4 years at Oakwood High School in Oakwood, Ohio.

Tamara Porter - Junior - Hometown: Detroit, MI

Tamara is a sophomore at MSU double majoring in Neuroscience and Philosophy. She debated for Cass Technical HS in Detroit, MI.

Christian Rodriguez - Junior - Hometown: La Verne, CA

Christian is a sophomore at MSU majoring in Accounting. He debated for Damien High School in La Verne, CA.

Evan Runburg - Junior - Hometown: Flossmoor, IL

Evan is a sophomore in the Honors College majoring in Physics and Math. He debated for Homewood-Flossmoor in high school, and loves to keep up with MSU football and the latest tech news when he isn't working on his studies.

Jack Scullion - Freshman - Hometown: Winnetka, IL

Jack is a freshman at MSU in the James Madison College. He is from New Trier High School in Winnetka, Illinois.

Ezra Serrins - Freshman - Hometown: Austin, TX

Ezra is a freshman at MSU in the James Madison College. He debated for the Liberal Arts and Science Academy in high school and attended the Hoya-Spartan Scholars camp at MSU where he fell in love with the campus and the team.

Luc Walkington - Junior - Hometown: Skokie, IL

Luc is a sophomore at MSU majoring in social relations and policy in James Madison. He debated for Niles North High School in Skokie, IL.