Payton Foote
Student Office Worker
Borderlands Research Institute
Sul Ross State University
PO Box C-21
Alpine, TX 79832
Phone: (432) 837-8225


Payton is a student worker for Borderlands Research Institute, where he assists with office tasks and helps with upkeep and maintenance of BRI vehicles. He is an undergraduate student majoring in Natural Resource Management—Conservation Biology. Payton has studied film and history at the University of Texas at Austin, and has received an associate’s degree in liberal arts from Blinn College in Bryan, Texas. Payton spent four years working at camps near Fort Smith, Arkansas, and Kansas City, Missouri, where he discovered his love for wildlife and outdoor education. Moving to Alpine and attending Sul Ross State University has been a long-time goal of his, and he is extremely excited to work and continue his education out here in the Big Bend Region.