Jillian Banner is from Santa Monica, CA, and graduated cum laude from Carleton College in 2017. She majored in cinema & media studies, and for her senior thesis project directed a short documentary about a retired bull rider’s experience as a woman in rodeo. In college, Jillian played on Eclipse, Carleton’s DIII ultimate frisbee team. After serving with Impact Alabama, she would love to continue making films and learn more about animation.

What is your proudest accomplishment?

My proudest accomplishment was winning DIII nationals my junior year with my ultimate frisbee team.

What do you like to do for fun?

I like stop-motion animation, eating snow cones, and spending time outside.