Drake Presley | Physicians Assistant Doctoral Program | Presbyterian College | Clinton SCKenton Drake Presley

PA Student
Class of 2021

Hometown: Bristol, Tenn.


Kenton earned his undergraduate degree in biology from Bluefield College in 2019.

Kenton is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys fly fishing, hiking, and kayaking. During his time in undergraduate, Kenton was a member of both the Fishing Club and Trout Unlimited.

He has volunteered in river cleanups and restoration projects “to restore native fish populations throughout the Appalachian region.”

After graduating, Kenton shadowed physicians in Virginia.

He wants to become a physician assistant so that he can work to provide quality care in underserved rural areas.

“I chose Presbyterian College because of their commitment to a Christ-centered education and the goal of preparing Physician Assistants to care for the individuals of underserved regions in the United States,” Kenton says.