Age: 17

Course: Bachelor of Business/Creative Industries (Majoring in Accounting and Journalism)

Year of progress in course: first year

Dream job: Travelling as a journalist; exposing the social, economic and political injustice that is happening around the world through writing.

What’s the one thing that sets you apart from other students: My height. I am so short; it’s a miracle that I exist at all.

Your favourite three books: I want to dedicate this question to all seven Harry Potter books – love you J.K.

Your favourite movies: Step Brothers and Mean Girls – quotable in almost every situation.

Describe your music tastes: Very subjective to my mood. The Strokes, Arctic Monkeys, Coldplay, The Kooks and Frank Ocean are a few favourites but I also love blues, rock, old-school R&B, jazz, classical… A bit of everything really. All-round music lover.

What do you do in your free time: Besides hanging out with friends and family, I play the piano and guitar and enjoy annoying my neighbours with my ridiculously amazing voice (*cries*). I also like to live vicariously through the successes and adventures of a Sim version of myself.

You can invite five people (dead, alive or fictional) to dinner – who would they be: The 30 year old me, Harry Potter, Jesus, the Dalai Lama and the earliest person traceable from my family ancestry.

What makes you happy: Deep-fried everything. What is health?

If you could choose one super power – what would it be: The ability to see into the future, cure world poverty, or be the next Avatar so I can throw rocks and water at people in style.

What is your favourite place on earth: The Philippines!

What would be your last meal: Steak and ravioli.

What do you want to be when you grow up:  I really hope I get to do something with my life that is of some value to society; something that doesn’t just benefit me but others as well.

If your mates could sum you up in three words – they would be: Probably weird, indecisive and nice (hopefully).

What is your most treasured possession: I can’t think of a physical object but I treasure my heritage. Having the privilege to have experienced the life of two incredibly different cultures is truly humbling and eye opening.

Blogs you follow: Mostly music, food, art and news blogs.


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