Who am I?

Throughout my life, I have been many things. But a few things about who I am haven't changed.

As part of my class Designing Your Life with Bruce Ankerman with Kelly Costello, I was inspired to create a portfolio page closely examining my interests and passions to serve as a reference for designing my life compass

Personal Anthem

Don’t wait for the world to be ready
Who says you can’t explore
Who says you can’t explore
Don’t wait for the world to be ready
Find what you’re looking for
Find what you’re looking for

Joey Graceffa‘s “Don’t Wait” remains my top-played Spotify track to date. The song’s music video uses fantasy elements to dramatize Graceffa’s struggles while growing up, such as goblins depicted as bullies of a young Graceffa.

I interpreted the video’s conflict between Graceffa and a shadow version of himself over a prince (played by Daniel Preda) as a dramatization of Graceffa’s inner emotional conflict — a state of mind that I know only too well.

The lyrics of “Don’t Wait” remind me of one of the best pieces of advice I have ever received: “Don’t wait for the world to be ready / Who says you can’t explore?