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Name: Jose V.

Hometown: Hialeah, FL

Anticipated Major and Minor: Chemistry and Entrepreneurship & Management

How did you discover Hopkins and why did you decide to apply Early Decision? Hopkins is the perfect place to nourish my ever-growing curiosity of learning and discovery through their abundant research opportunities and community of like-minded scholars.

Who is the most influential person in your life and why? Cristiano Ronaldo because of his determination, hard work, and ability to overcome any adversity.

Is there a quote or motto that inspires you? What is it and what does it mean to you? “If your dreams don’t scare them they aren’t big enough” this means a lot as I am very nervous on how Hopkins is gonna be like and what the future holds for me as an aspiring physician.

What are you most excited to do in Baltimore? Try the new foods and get to learn the culture and customs of the city.

What do you hope to get involved in on campus? I want to become the president of the cereal eating club.

What are you most excited for about college and/or coming to Hopkins? The wonderful people I am going to meet including my peers, teachers, counselors, and etc.

Complete this sentence: “I would not be here on this journey to Hopkins if it weren’t for _______________________.” My mother

What is the accomplishment you’re most proud of? (big or small!) Honestly, getting admitted to my dream school: Johns Hopkins!

If you could get ice cream with one person (real or imaginary; dead or alive), who would it be and what kind of ice cream would you get? Elon Musk with any kind of cookie dough ice cream.

Where do you see yourself in 10 years? (dream big!) I see myself, hopefully, finishing my residency either in Johns Hopkins Hospital or a hospital back in my hometown of Miami.