Undergraduate Student Spotlights

Ana Marva Fernandez

Studio Art

Dream study abroad location:
Favorite Book (please include author):
Alias Grace- Margaret Atwood
My hidden talent:
Three things I have with me at all times:
Keys, lip balm, cell phone
When I hear the word "genius," I think of:
Leonardo da Vinci
My favorite study spot at NYU:
Most adventurous thing I've ever done:
A hot air balloon over Luxor, Egypt!
Community service I am most proud of:
Volunteering at the Civil Hospital in Guadalajara
Childhood ambition:
Pilot, Neurosurgeon
Guilty pleasure:
Toblerone Bars
My favorite thing about NYC:
Beautiful friends, art, open hearts, tall buildings, sporadic snow
Most influential person during my college career at NYU:
Kirby Gookin
Biggest challenge:
Lack of space
Dream job when I graduate:
Maker of great wheelchairs!

Background Information

Where you grew up:
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.
Honors, Awards, and Achievements:
AP Scholar, National Society of High School Scholars.
Community Service and Other Activities:
Group leader for the volunteers at the Maternity Ward of the Civil Hospital of Guadalajara. We collected blankets and diapers for new mothers and also educated women about infant care.