Community service activity I'm most proud of:
Back home, I served through the state's Head Start schooling program, being a Teacher's assistant to underprivileged pre-schoolers. It truly establishes perspective and makes you appreciate what you have.
Dream study abroad location:
Why I chose this program:
NYU Steinhardt offers me a program that is small, focused, and knowledgeable on the art of communicating through music and singing. I am receiving the technical information I need to leave here and work efficiently and effectively.
It was once to be an architect, but that quickly changed to being an actor.
Being at school from 9am to (sometimes) 11pm, and finding the courage to do it all over again the next day.
I cook a stellar spaghetti.
My favorite place to have coffee around NYU:
Think Coffee, Mercer between W.4th and W.3rd
A book from class I would never sell back:
The Inner Game of Tennis by Thomas Galldwey
My dream job when I graduate:
Every time I return to my beautiful home, Honolulu, Hawaii.
I would like to be remembered for my:
Gift to communicate through the arts.
Most influential person during my college career at NYU:
Evan Mueller-acting teacher, Scott Murphree-voice teacher, and Michael Ricciardone-all of the above!
What I do to de-stress:
Enjoy the lunch special at the many Thai restaurants in NYC, get cozy in a cafe, or go see a movie!
If I could have lunch with any person, dead or alive, I'd choose:
Meryl Streep-In my opinion, the queen of acting today.
Where you grew up:
Honors, Awards, and Achievements:
Nominated for a local theatre award in Hawaii, high school honor award in Theatre.
Community Service and Other Activities:
Head Start Hawaii-Teacher's assistant to underprivileged pre-school children. Directed/produced "Quodlibet"-an all-student musical revue with proceeds donated to the family of Jeremiah Johnson, a teacher who passed away that year. New Hope Christian Fellowship-volunteer singer at church services.