Hometown: Danville, CA

Anticipated majors and minors: Molecular and Cellular Biology, Public Health Studies, and a minor in Spanish Language and Hispanic Culture

How did you discover Hopkins? Why did you decide to apply Early Decision? I’ve wanted to go to Hopkins for as long as I can remember so it was a very easy decision for me to choose to apply ED!

Who is the most influential person in your life and why? My dad, I have always noticed his strong work ethic and tried to copy it.

What are you most excited to do in Baltimore? I am very excited to eat crab there!

What do you hope to get involved in on campus? I hope to get involved in multicultural groups, greek life, and I want to work with the Center for Mental Health and Addiction Policy.

What’s your best piece of college search advice for high school students? My best piece of advice for high school students is to take the classes and extracurriculars that they like instead of focusing on what will ‘look good’ for college, it’s important to be passionate about everything you do in life.

What book, album/song, or TV show has had a profound influence on your life? The entire Harry Potter Series and Grey’s Anatomy

What fictional character do you most relate to or most closely represents you as a person? Christina Yang

What is the accomplishment you’re most proud of? (big or small!) Getting into 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? Hermione Granger and I would get pistachio ice cream.

Where do you see yourself in 10 years? (dream big!) I would like to be a pediatric oncologist in 10 years.