BS in Communication Studies, Northwestern University
Experience: Created an improv festival at Second City for Chicago youth
Areas of Interest: Music, TV/film, Visual arts, Fine arts, Performing arts, Theatre, Dance, Photography, Video/digital media, Arts/music festivals, Nonprofit work, Entrepreneurship, Martial Arts, Scuba, Culinary Arts
Ideal Job in 10 Years: Running an incubator for new artists
What led you to enroll in the MSLCE program at Northwestern? I want to find a way to make a living with my creative endeavors and help others do the same.
Favorite (song/movie/show/festival/exhibition … )? Favorite song – Like Sugar
What are you most looking forwards to about the MSLCE program? I’m excited to take classes, build my network, and do projects.
What is your favorite Chicago landmark/attraction, or what are you most excited to visit? The lake. I’m always drawn to the water.
If you could have lunch with one person, who would it be? Ansel Adams because I would like to understand his “eye”.
If you had to describe yourself in three words they would be … Waggish, Water, Empathetic.
If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be? Andorra.
If someone made a movie about your life, what would it be called and who would play you? “No, Seriously…” LaNisa Frederick.
What thought or message would you put in a fortune cookie? Look behind you.
If you could donate one million dollars, which cause/organization would you choose to support? Youth work.
What award would you most like to win? PX3
Which leader or influential figure inspires you the most and why? Neil deGrasse Tyson because he is a reminder that facts matter and that they can be fun.
Where are you from? Santa Cruz, CA