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Meet Our Merrillville Team

Our dedicated College HUNKS team is highly trained and ready to serve you. Each HUNK is carefully selected and chosen to live up to the HUNKS name of being Honest, Uniformed, Nice, Knowledgeable and Service driven. We always strive to provide you with a completely stress-free experience! Here are some of the members on our team who you might interact with on the day of your service:

  • Eriek Nickson

    Owner

    My Name is Eriek. I own the Merrillville College H.U.N.K.S. I love spending time with my wonderful wife and son. In my free time I compete in the sport of Powerlifting. I chose College Hunks because of their history, experience, national exposure and goal to become an iconic brand. My favorite core value is Building Leaders. I look forward to serving the Merrillville, IN and surrounding communities. Our top priority will be providing customers with professional, stress-free experience.

  • Gia Downing

    Owner

    Giavonni has 10+ years in the corporate and government sectors. A catalyst for teamwork and leadership development, she propels growth and fosters a dynamic, empowered environment. Having witnessed the power of teamwork and effective leadership firsthand, Giavonni is a staunch believer in cultivating leaders within her organization. She is passionate about creating an environment that fosters personal and professional growth, empowering her team members to reach their full potential.

  • Kevin Sparks

    Hunks Driver

    Meet our Jr. Captain! Kevin, who started in the field moving and removing junk for customers, continues to grow in this company. His organizational skills, determination, and willingness to take charge have encouraged his growth. His goals include becoming a General Manager here at this location and seizing other possible opportunities. Born and raised in Gary, Indiana, Kevin has a background of working at the Steel Mill. He enjoys playing the piano and reading books, and he loves Popeyes.

  • Diego Santiago

    Wingman

    Originally from Chicago, Diego moved to Merrillville and joined our team. He enjoys working here and making customers happy. His speed, professionalism, and work ethic make him a great asset for our move and junk services. Diego plans to continue to grow with the company and help others. In his free time, he loves being a dad and spending time with his family. He also enjoys sports.

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    Kenneth

    Wingman

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    Katherine

    Business Support Manager

  • Joseph Fefee

    Wingman

    Meet Joseph, your friendly College HUNKS mover! Originally from Chicago, Joseph brings a wealth of experience and a positive attitude to every move. He's a natural people person who will ensure your relocation is smooth and stress-free. Beyond moving muscles, Joseph is passionate about sports, writing, and even dabbles in poetry and songwriting! His entrepreneurial spirit and love for his son fuel his drive to provide excellent service. You're in good hands with Joseph!

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    Zachary

    Wingman

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    Matthew

    Wingman

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    Noah

    Hunks Driver

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    Frank

    Wingman

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    Brandon

    Wingman

Let College Hunks Help With All Your Junk Removal and Moving Needs!