Three CoJMC students chosen Clifton Strengths Institute coaches

Sunday, February 20, 2022 - 4:45am

Three students in the UNL College of Journalism and Mass Communications were chosen as Clifton Strengths Institute coaches for the 2022-2023 academic year. They will join 42 other undergraduate students from across campus and returning coaches to mentor about 1,000 students enrolled in a College of Business class, Professional Enhancement: Investing in Strengths.

The coaches are Jacob Vanderford, a sophomore sports media and communication and music double major from Lincoln, Naomi Delkamiller, a freshman journalism and advertising and public relations double major from Omaha and Haedyn Jorgenson, a freshman advertising and public relations major from Council Bluffs.

The Clifton Strengths Institute helps students stretch their strengths through professional and leadership development using the application of strengths-based sciences. Students identify and maximize their talents to help Nebraska, the nation and the world develop economic growth and prosperity. The institute proudly serves as a national model for other organizations to learn to recognize individual potential and develop leaders who build and strengthen businesses and create more great jobs and lives.

To learn more about the Clifton Strengths Institute, the other Huskers selected and 2022-2023 coaches, please visit

Group shot of 2022 coaches
The new spring 2022 Clifton Strengths Institute coaches