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ABBREVIATED LIFE HISTORY:
Born in Long Beach, CA. Explored the monuments and museums in D.C. Spent my free time skateboarding with friends, finding new skate spots, practicing new tricks and avoiding mischief as best as possible. Stepped up as a team leader, and won MVP on the Freshman/Sophomore team at Long Beach Poly. Surprised my varsity soccer team by scoring two important goals despite being viewed solely as a defensive player. Earned an Associate Degree in Business Administration at Long Beach City College before transferring to UC San Diego. Found my favorite city to live in so far. Worked on various projects to better the community while volunteering for the Faulconer for City Council campaign in San Diego. Achieved a Bachelors Degree in Political Science. Began working as a catering server while searching for a dream career. Soon found my career progressing to event captain, restaurant supervisor, and finally event coordinator and operations manager. Managed weddings, corporate events and museum galas. Learned that good luck is a matter of staying positive, working hard, and educating yourself so you are able to spot a good opportunity and know how to take advantage of it. Invited to work on the food and beverage staff at a NRG event by a longtime friend. Brought on as a project coordinator, and discovered a company of inspired people and an exciting, ever-changing work environment.
SIMPLE LIFE PLEASURES:
Skateboarding with friends. Soccer. Making people happy. My Parents. Meeting people of all different personalities and cultures. Malcolm Gladwell’s books: The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers. Top Gun. Oceans 11, 12 and 13. Basquiat. The Bourne Trilogy. The Power of Your Subconscious Mind. To Kill a Mockingbird. Myths, Lies and Downright Stupidity. Buyology. Life. 24. Chuck. House. Enjoying all different types of music from hip hop and rock to jazz and classical. To be happy and enjoy the present moment.