Describe yourself: Dedicated, unrelenting (in a good way), humble.​

Most important thing I’ve learned so far in my major: Always be prepared, try to anticipate problems on a film shoot and plan for the worst case scenario.​

Biggest goal in life: To have a feature-length script produced by a major production company.​

Can’t live without: My Nintendo 64, specifically Super Smash Bros.​

I’m most proud of: Finishing my first feature-length script and entering it into a few contests.​

Favorite academic project: Being the producer of a short film, and having to wear several different hats by helping out with many levels of production.​

Favorite quote: “To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift.” - Steve Prefontaine​

Best place to eat on/off campus: Devil Dawgs.​

Dream job: CEO of my own production company.​

Favorite part of creating our entry, "Maternity Mayhem," for the Amtrak Trainsportation Video Contest: Working with my friends and having to come up with creative solutions to problems on the spot.​

Biggest challenges in creating our Amtrak Contest video: Traveling around the city to capture a lot of train footage in a short period of time, and recording sound on a very crowded and noisy train.​

Studying film in Chicago gives me the chance to: Meet and collaborate with extremely talented and like-minded people, whom I otherwise wouldn’t have the chance to work with.​

Area of Study: Digital Cinema
Graduation Date: November, 2013
Hometown: Buffalo Grove, Illinois
High School: Adlai E. Stevenson High School
Awards & Achievements:
Member, Tau Sigma Honors Society​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Campus Involvement:
  • ​Member, Digital Cinema Collaborative
  • Member, Screenwriters Forum
Current Employment: