Teddie Chastain Furman University

Class of 2015
Hometown: Cleveland, Tennessee

It's not that Teddie Chastain doesn't like art history. She just likes being a part of the present more. "I really enjoyed all of my classes, but as I started looking at what I was going to do post-grad I realized I'm too much of a people person to be in the back of a museum curating something at the age of 22," Chastain says. So the Cleveland, Tenn., native parlayed an internship with the Greenville festival Euphoria into a job as a "Road Warrior," which is what The Color Run calls its event coordinators. Making sure the "happiest 5K on the planet" goes off without a hitch around the Carolinas assures Chastain of both a potential career in event planning and a healthy dose of human interaction.

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