Trevor Crandall was a master's student working on water quality in the western US. He was born and raised in Provo, Utah. He graduated from Provo High in 2011 and then served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in the Santa Maria, Brazil mission. During his undergraduate degree at Utah Valley University, he majored in Business Management, minored in Biology, and also worked with the Division of Natural Resources and the Forest Service as a seasonal worker. His undergraduate research consisted of analyzing PCB and heavy metal concentrations in fish, water, and sediment from Utah Lake.
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