Scholar Stage - Chemar Bufford

Chemar BuffordChemar Bufford

Hometown: Denmark, Tennessee
High School: South Side High School
Degree: Criminal Justice





Chemar Bufford is a junior at Murray State University seeking his criminal justice degree. This is his story.

Activities & Organizations

  • Summer Orientation Counselor
  • SGA Senator-At-Large
  • L.E.A.D Team President


Who has influenced you the most in your life and why?

Apostle Eric Newble. He has taught me how to be a man and nurtured me into who I am today.

What first sparked your interest in your chosen field?

Dr. Katy Hancock in the criminal justice program.

What do you want to do after graduation?

I’d like to potentially become an officer of the law and go to law school.

Why did you select Murray State? 

I selected Murray State because of the feeling of home here. It made me feel welcomed and I wanted to make my mark!

What is one of your favorite Murray State traditions/experiences?

Explore Murray!

What is something you've accomplished at Murray State that you're most proud of and why are you proud of it?

Completing my junior year strong.

What do you think sets Murray State apart from other universities?

It’s a mid-sized institution where opportunity is afforded larger than life.

For a prospective student considering which college to attend, why do you think they should consider attending Murray State?

For the many challenges you face on a campus that cares about you!


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