Territory: Northwest WA (Everett north to Bellingham) and the Northshore School District
Hometown: Bellingham, WA
Education: Mount Baker High School, Running Start at Whatcom Community College, B.A. in Human Services from Western Washington University
Favorite Restaurant in Bothell: I'm new to the Bothell neighborhood, so I have a lot of exploring to do! But I love a good cheeseburger spot.
Favorite Movies: "Grand Budapest Hotel," "500 Days of Summer," "Ratatouille," and all of the Lord of the Rings movies.
Favorite TV Shows: "Chef's Table" and "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver."
Favorite Books: "Snow Falling on Cedars," "Between the World & Me," and "Born a Lie."
Favorite Sports Team: It's a tie between the Seattle Sounders and the recreational coed soccer team that I play on. I think that one has a larger fan base, but who can really say.
“Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.”
Favorite College Experience: Hanging out on all the roofs in the college neighborhood - Amazing sunset views
Favorite WA Activity: Running around (small) lakes, and perusing weekend Farmer's Markets.
Main Attraction at UW Bothell: The Activities and Recreation Center and the UW Bothell Makerspace
Advice for High School Students: Don't become distracted by comparing yourself to the experiences of others - Focus on your strengths, your challenges, and your interests, and don't be afraid to be unique!
Fun Fact: During college, I studied abroad in South Africa for 2 months, and baboons broke into my tent and stole my towels. The rest of my trip was quite damp!