Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Quintessential Californian – born, bred and brainwashed. Bring it,
The year Apple sold its first Macintosh, a Californian was living
in the White House, the Raiders (then, LA) won Super Bowl XVIII,
and the San Diego Padres made it to the World Series. This also
happened to be the year Los Angeles hosted two major events: 1)
XXIII Summer Olympics and 2) my birth. A big year for
If one was to watch a video (time reference) of my childhood on
fast-forward it would be a montage of school uniforms, sports,
instruments, summer camps and vacations…over and over and over
again. All the typical stuff yuppie parents subject their kids to,
and the type of predictability that might just get Elizabeth
Gilbert to write a follow-up to Eat, Pray, Love. Watching the same
video montage, only -this time- of my teenage years would be just
as boring with minor updates in height, aesthetic (lots of
Abercrombie & Fitch and tragic hairstyles) and social circle.
The material (over privileged private school kids, overuse of the
word “like” as a preposition, and sports like crew) from that
portion of my life would undoubtedly inspire the ex-producers of
MTV’s Laguna Beach series to start filming, yet again. The
overarching message of their series – something about looks being
more important than intellect. My college video montage would be a
shame for any Catholic schoolboy and has therefore been stricken
from the record and is not permissible as evidence. Case
The Bay Area phase of my life started 3 yrs ago, disguised as a
“mature move” to pursue b-school. Thoroughly convinced I’d hate it,
I’m rather surprised at how naturally I don outdoor performance
apparel, lounge in parks and support local coffee houses. I often
find myself missing only the best parts of Southern California: the
warm sun, Disneyland and good Mexican food. Interestingly enough, I
consider the loss of the aforementioned a small price to pay for
living in such an amazing city.
What I’m doing with my life
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In spite of my qualifications to make a full-time job out of
eating, sleeping and having fun, I’m afraid that would be doing my
parents, educators, and years of schooling a disservice. Recent
investment banking professional turned website worker. Yes, total
shocker, I'm sure - someone jumping on the tech bandwagon? Turns
out it doesn't matter how many Foosball tables and happy hours you
institute - work still feels like work; and as it turns out I'm
still a corporate slave.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Definitely not cooking – I know, #shame. I have my strong
points...making a list of them didn't make the cut.
The first things people usually notice about me
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Apparently my hair is blacker (?) than typical black hair.
Ridiculous, I know, but nothing surprises me anymore. Reference is
often made to me laughing throughout conversation. I do this on
purpose – not only because I love laughing/making others laugh, but
not much can stand against the assault of laughter (Kudos, Mark
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Books: I'm a big fan of them [books] and go through unpredictable
phases with my reading.
Movies: I like 'em, and don't spend as much time watching as I'd
like to. Perhaps I can do more movie watching when I adopt my 8th
Music: Its all about spotify now. Pandora and those Shane Co
commercials are a thing of the past.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Family, friends, coffee, a breathtaking view, something to read,
something to write in.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
getting older and having a plan.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Stay in, go out – that part is becoming less relevant than the
obvious reality that the workweek is over.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I may/may not have a slight office supply addiction.
You should message me if
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