What is your idea of perfect happiness? My idea of perfect happiness is being in the moment I am in and just enjoying everything that I get to do. Just being alive and healthy is enough for me to be perfectly happy with any situation I find myself in.
What is your greatest fear? My greatest fear is the ocean. Not sure why, but I am just scared of deep water.
What trait do you like least about yourself? The trait that I like least about myself my inability to say no to people. I overload myself with work and am often trying to play catch up.
Which historical figure do you most identify with? The historical figure that I most identify with is definitely Eminem. The guy overcame poor parenting and the worst living conditions to make something of himself. I don’t think its where you come from that defines you, but where you’re headed.
Who is someone you’ve met at Indiana State you’ll remember the rest of your life? Someone I have met at Indiana State that I will definitely never forget is Dr. Erik Southard (assistant professor in the department of advanced practice nursing). From the first time I met him, I knew we would be lifelong friends and colleagues. He saw something in me that I thought only I knew I had and gave me all the tools I needed to get where I wanted to be.
Which talent would you most like to have? The talent I have that I most like is my ability to relate to other people. It’s easy for me to feel what others are feeling and just be there for them. I have made a lot of friends by just listening to what others say and being there for people.
What do you consider your greatest achievement? I would say that has yet to be done. If I had to say something I would say it’s being one of the 12 people who were selected to attend Johns Hopkins University in the fall of 2015.
If you were to die and come back as a person or thing, what do you think it would be? If I died and came back as a person or thing it would probably be Bigfoot. I have always wanted to be Bigfoot for some reason.
What do people notice first about you? The first things people usually notice about me is my personality. I am either going to make you laugh or make you mad depending on your own personality. I like to joke a lot and make light of situations.
What does BLUE mean to you? BLUE to me means a place to come and grow. Indiana State has all the assets that make for a great place to learn and grow as a person. The faculty at Indiana State is always helpful and will give you everything that you need to succeed as long as you are willing to do your part!