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student Bridgette

Name: Bridgette K.

Hometown: Fulton

Anticipated Major: Mechanical Engineering, Entrepreneurship and Management

How did you discover Hopkins and why did you decide to apply Early Decision? I was an ASPIRE STEM intern for the last two summers at JHU APL and I had a great time and learned alot about Hopkins and as a result chose to apply Early Decision.

Is there a quote or motto that inspires you? What is it and what does it mean to you? Purpose fuels passion. If I am not happy pursuing something, I need to redirect my efforts to pursue something I am passionate about. Time is precious.

How has your family background or life experiences shaped you? My family is passionate about service to others. This has been a passion of mine as well. I have a passion to help the marginalized and the elderly.

What’s your best piece of college search advice for high school students? Keep an open mind, and don’t doubt yourself. You can do it!

What are you most excited for about college and/or coming to Hopkins? Starting a new chapter of my life, making new friends and new memories, and pursuing a degree in mechanical engineering.
What crazy invention would you love to design? A huge, Brita-like air filter to help keep the air clean.
Where do you see yourself in 10 years? (dream big!) Running a non-profit as a mechanical engineer, providing prosthetics for the marginalized.
What are you most excited to do in Baltimore? Eat yummy food!