Read more Most children acquire the same eye color or a similar shaped nose from their parents, but I've inherited much more: a passion for learning and an insatiable curiosity which has served me well throughout my academic career.
My father, an electrical engineer, taught me to explore the world with in...
My presentations during that time went in two parts: a stilted “My name is ---,” then some sort of pantomime.
So I was surprised when I got a part in the class play, notwithstanding that everybody got a part. Read more I'm a fifth generation Californian who's picked up a few of the habits of the region, among them surfing and computer programming. Having a foot in both worlds gives me a sense of balance and perspective.
I regard Deitz as one of my Christian mentors because of his strong devotion to the Lord.
He has an extremely humorous, up-beat attitude about everything he does, which is a major motivator for me to smile even though I am having a bad day.I’ve been influenced by many people in my life; unfortunately, most of them have not been good influences.However, since I became a Christian, having positive, influential people in my life is normal.These qualities in his work make me immensely confident that I can choose more than one occupation that I love to do, and I don’t have to surrender to secular demand to be a success.He has tremendous faith, and it stimulates me to strengthen my faith.Read more Looking back at freshman year, my life was like a cityscape, busy and vibrant.I was just another young soul eager to meet life’s challenges.Only our actions, words, and ideas could possibly represent the personal qualities that matter. Since age 12, I have coded and designed websites -- for my school, the local community, and as a personal hobby and pastime.The true worth of a person is revealed in those glimpses of light in the midst of adversity and darkness. In fact, I started my own Internet business in 2004 and was hired as a webmaster by Intel Corporation this past summer. Read more I wended my way through the first through fourth grades mostly without speaking.Read more The Matrix series, for the intriguing philosophical questions and the ground-breaking originality of the action film-making. When rain falls on a handwritten page, the ink spreads out a bit, loses its crispness. Read more Last Sunday I realized, again and more fully than ever, why I want to immerse myself in engineering.Success Built to Last, by Jerry Porras, for its great pieces of life wisdom that encourage me to follow my passions in a way that serves the world and me. I awoke in the midmorning, still drifting yet well-rested.