Year in School: Junior
Major: Pre-Physical Therapy
Hometown: Metamora, IL
Q: Are you reading anything good right now?
A: Just finished reading “The Martian” by Andy Weir.
Q: What’s the last song you listened to?
A: “Kryptonite” by 3 Doors Down.
Q: What’s your favorite spot to study on campus?
A: 3rd floor of Founders memorial Library.
Q: Most interesting place you have traveled?
Q: If you could be any fictional character, who would you be and why?
A: Batman, because if you can be Batman, always be Batman!
Q: What are three things you could not live without?
A: Phone, Mom’s Cooking, my girlfriend.
Q: What word or phrase do you most overuse?
Q: What makes you laugh?
A: Stupid humor, Monty Python type of jokes.
Q: Who do you admire?
A: Bill Nye, The Science Guy.
Q: On the weekends you like to…?
A: Play videogames, but I’m usually studying or doing homework 🙁
Q: What is your biggest pet peeve?
A: When people take their food out of the microwave before the timer runs out and they don’t clear the timer.
Q: What quality do you most admire in a classmate?
A: Work ethic.
Q: What quality do you most admire in a professor?
A: Their ability to communicate with students and take their concerns into consideration.
Q: What is the biggest lesson you’ve learned at NIU?
A: Sometimes you have to sacrifice doing what you want at that moment to obtain a greater goal.
Q: What was some advice a person gave you when you were young that you still hold onto today?
A: Never give up, there are always potholes in the road to success, you just have to keep moving forward.
Q: What is the best part about working on campus?
A: I’m a Northern Ambassador, so being able to brag about our school and persuade a prospective student to attend NIU is my favorite part of my job.
Q: What is your favorite advice to share with first year students?
A: Get involved! There are so many clubs and organizations to join and meet people with similar interests!
Q: What do you want to do after NIU?
A: I would like to be a physical therapist for professional athletes or astronauts. We’ll see what the future holds!
Q: Where’s your favorite place to eat on or near campus?
A: Portillo’s is my favorite place to eat in DeKalb! Their chocolate cake shakes are the best!