Holly Springs High School
Athletics: Varsity soccer
Favorite course: AP U.S. History
World’s biggest problem: Apathy. People don’t choose career paths that they are passionate about and too many people give up their dreams for a mediocre life. We aren’t aware enough about what goes on outside of our circles and people are too hesitant to make a ripple in the world.
I was fascinated to learn: That time is relative, your perception of time can be different based on the circumstances you’re in and the forces you’re subjected to.
Most inspiring teacher: Holly Springs AP Literature teacher Jennifer Greene. The workload is challenging but she doesn’t hold our hand through the process.
A book that impacted me: East of Eden by John Steinbeck taught me that we have free choice; we may either choose to fall into darkness or to triumph over it.
It is hard to believe that: Genocide could ever occur. It is so ignorant to believe that someone’s life isn’t worth as much as yours.
What epitomizes a good American: The desire to help others.
Favorite charity: InterAct, support for victims of child abuse, domestic violence, and rape
Inspiring life: Joseph Freeman, a survivor of the death marches at Auschwitz
Ideal guest list: Jay Adams, Alexander Ebert, and Stephen Hawking
Something I enjoy that would surprise people: Grocery shopping
I wish I had been there for: A Beatles concert. I want to see the excitement and mass hysteria around one of their performances