Featured Alumni Profiles

Daniel E. Marrero

BS '06, Studio Art

My inspiration is:
My family
My perfect pizza:
Pepperoni w/ Pineapple
My 'usual' at the local coffee shop:
coffes shops are not my thing
Most adventurous thing I've ever done:
Serve in Iraq twice with the Marines
My wildest dream:
Win the Academy Award for Best Picture!
My favorite book:
Sonny's Blues, James Baldwin
Three things I have with me at all times:
My glasses, my underwear, my combat boots
My proudest moment was:
Graduating from the Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC)
A thing most people can do that I cannot:
Think in the short-term
Most played CD/MP3:
Unhomme, Miram Makeba
My best vacation was:
San Diego with my girlfriend
My earliest memory is:
My brother Billy pooping in the tub with me and my other brother Chris still in it!
I would like to be remembered for my:
Patience, understanding, and kindness
Most influential person during my college career:
My mother
What I do to de-stress:
"No Attachment Thinking"
Background Information:

Where you grew up:
New York City
Graduation Year:
Studio Art, Photography concentration
Additional Background and Honors:
Arrived at NYU Fall 2002 -Deployed for Iraq Feb. 2003 Returned to NYU Spring 2004 -ReDeployed to Iraq Aug. 2004 Consecutive Dean's List 4 Semesters Filming Documentary in Panama (Summer 2005) Filmed Documentary in Taiwan (Winter 2006) Honorable Mention, Photographer's Forum magazine (Spring 2006)