Born and raised in Pittsburgh
Got my undergrad degrees at Pitt
I have degrees in biology, chemistry, history
Worked at the Pittsburgh Zoo as well as the San Diego Zoo when I lived in San Diego for about 2 years
Now I'm working on my PhD in ecology and evolution.
Things about me:
-I used to be an actual professional video game player when I was in high school
-I love the winter
-I am an avid snowboarder, soccer player, swimmer, and triathlete
-I am far more sociable than most people.
-I don't get mad and don't do well with people that are perpetually angry
-I enjoy going to the gym
-I'm a nerd and I love Star Wars more than most people
-I have several tattoos
-I love kids and animals
-I am a pretty good artist but I rarely show my work :)
-I love a good IPA
-I can cook decently well (at least I think so).
-I am fast. To give you a reference point I am somewhere between a snake and a mongoose…and a panther (bonus points if you know where this is from)
-I've never had a salad or coffee
-I won a total of 6 (yes 6. jealous?) baseball trophies as a kid.
-I have no pets because I feel bad about leaving animals alone
-I'm addicted to going to museums and learning as much as I can with the time I'm given on this planet