Creighton’s ‘Campus Santa’ Revels in Making Spirits Bright

It’s said the true performer lives his act.

So when the act is Santa Claus, the life is Christmas — all the year round. And nothing could make Justin Burgett, Creighton University’s campus Santa, happier.

“I’ve always loved Christmas, always been intrigued by Santa Claus,” said Burgett, who is making the rounds of campus for his second annual turn as the jolly elf in red. “I have great memories of my family Christmases as a kid, going to my grandmother’s house, being with all the family and having fun. My grandmother was really in love with Christmas, too, and she had that kind of prototypical Santa spirit: very jolly, very warm and welcoming.”

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