Biggest goal in life: ​To lead a research lab of my own in neuroscience

Can't live without: The sun​

Favorite place at DePaul: McGowan North, Room 104

Love going to school in Chicago: Because it's the best city in the U.S.  And, more importantly, the Bulls are getting better!

I've always wanted to: Go B​.A.S.E. jumping

Favorite quote: ​"The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained liberation of the self."
- Albert Einstein​

Best place to eat near campus: Lincoln Station

Thin crust or deep dish? Deep dis​h, pepperoni and spinach

Favorite hobby: Basket​ball

Favorite book: Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu

As of July 2011, DePaul formed its 10th college/school – The College of Science and Health. What does this mean for your education? ​That I finally belong to a large community of scholars specifically devoted to the advancement of science

How will earning your degree from the College of Science and Health help you attain your career goals? ​I will pursue graduate work in neuroscience, after I acquire a B.S. in Biology, with a concentration in neuroscience.​

Area of Study: Biology
Graduation Date: June, 2013
Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
High School: Latin School of Chicago
Awards & Achievements:
  • DePaul Leadership Scholar
  • Recipient, Margaret O'Malley Scholarship
  • Recipient, Arnold L. Mitchem Fellowship
Campus Involvement:
  • President, Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) - DePaul chapter
  • President, Neuroscience Club
  • Research Assistant, Department of Biological Sciences
Current Employment: