WHO OR WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO GO INTO ENGINEERING/DESIGN?
As a child, I lived in Murfreesboro, TN and would frequent Nashville. I was intrigued by the towering skyscrapers of the city. Ever since, I have had a passion for the built environment. That passion is what inspired me to go into the engineering field.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE PLACE IN KNOXVILLE? WHY?
My favorite place in Knoxville is between two outdoor locations. One is Sequoyah Hills Park and the other is The Bluffs. Sequoyah is a great riverside park that is a great picnic, walking, or running area and The Bluffs is a great hiking location that has an overlook of the river and downtown.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE BOOK OR MOVIE?
My favorite movie would have to be Avatar.
IF YOU COULD HAVE LUNCH WITH ANY ONE PERSON, WHO WOULD IT BE AND WHY?
If I could have lunch with any one person, it would have to be Franklin D. Roosevelt. I am a huge history/war buff, and I interested in the ways the United States took such large stances on the world stage during WWII so that’s why I would choose him.
WHATS ON YOUR ‘BUCKET LIST?’
I want to travel to Italy and Greece and take my mom along with me.
WHAT DO YOU LIKE TO DO FOR FUN?
I love to adventure to new places and travel while visiting museums and eating new foods!
WHAT ARE YOU PASSIONATE ABOUT?
I am passionate about taking care of those around me, especially close friends & family.
IF YOU COULD ONLY EAT ONE MEAL FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE, WHAT WOULD IT BE?
If I could have one meal for the rest of my life, it would have to be pizza. There’s no better way to describe pizza than “comfort food”. It easily brings me happiness, and it’s just an overall good meal.
WHAT THREE WORDS BEST DESCRIBE YOU?
Friendly, ambitious, & enthusiastic
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE SWEET TREAT?
Ice Cream from Cruze Farm in Knoxville.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE LOCAL RESTAURANT?
Downtown Grill & Brewery. Not expensive and great food!