Hometown: Jefferson, OR
Previous School: Jefferson High School
College: Kurian is entering her second season playing for the Red Hawks. She has been on the Dean’s List for three years and is a member of the Psi-Chi Club.
High School: Kurian played two years of varsity soccer at Jefferson High School. She was team captain her junior and senior years. She also played basketball. She was valedictorian and is a National Honor Society member.
Personal: Elena is the daughter of Julie and Kenny Gilbert. She loves playing soccer and other sports in general. She also enjoys singing and playing the piano. In addition, she has a huge heart for missions and loves to travel.
Reason for coming to Simpson: "I chose Simpson because I wanted to go to Christian college that wasn't 'religious' in just their name. I found authenticity at Simpson, people who love others and actively live in community with one another."