Describe yourself in 10 words or less.
Hard working, caring, people-person, energetic, talkative, goal-oriented, deadlifts.
When did you decide that you wanted to pursue a career in health sciences?
When I found that I could pursue my passions and call it a job.
Why did you choose SMU?
SMU's emphasis on PT clinical practice, the location (close to family and in the Bay Area), and working under SMU graduate Chris Taquino, DPT for two years.
What has been your favorite class or experience?
I've been really enjoying anatomy, biomechanics, and patient client management.
What's your favorite thing to do when you are not in class or studying?
I'll hit the gym, play some guitar, and play FIFA (soccer video game).
What is one thing you'd like to tell a new student just entering your program?
Make time for yourself and get regular sleep. Everything changes once you're in school so make the effort to be rested and relaxed despite the workload.