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My self-summary
*** Disclaimer: profile originally created in 2012. Just turned this bad boy back on. Need time to edit/update ***

I grew up in the Bronx (after living the first 6 years of my life in Ghana), went to boarding school in CT, Colgate University (Philosophy), and have been working at a NYC Hedge Fund since my Junior year in High School.

I'm indecisive - cripplingly so when it comes to ordering seamless - just warning you.

I'm introverted, but I love being in the presence of others. I get bored when I'm alone.

I'm a complicated mix of INFJ/ISFJ/ISFP. Depending on how I'm feeling when i take these tests, those are the results i always get.

Love cars.

I love good food. I make it a point to explore NYC's culinary world. I love dinners with friends, but I'm just as comfortable eating at one of my favorites by myself.

Love to cook, but my knife skills could be much better.

I love looking at & being on the water. Unfortunately, I can't swim.
What I’m doing with my life
I'm a Hedge Fund Associate with ambitions of ruling the world.

Based on my personality type, I'm probably also in the wrong field...

Making moves to LA.
I’m really good at
Bocce...and sitting by the pool or on the porch swing relaxing during summer weekends.
The first things people usually notice about me
To be honest, I don't really know... I do get the "you're are not what I expected" a lot. I take that as a compliment most of the time...
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: The Great Gatsby, The Tender Bar, The Giver, Harry Potter (all), The Brothers Karamazov, all books re: Philosophy of Religion, The Things They Carried, The Big Short, The Greatest Trade Ever Made, Monkey Business,The Art of War, Silas Marner.

Movies/Shows: Hitch, The Boondocks Saints, Independence Day, Love Actually, The Blind Side, Man on Fire, Forest Gump, Game of Thrones, Homeland, Dexter, Entourage, Ray Donovan, LOST, Suits, Ballers, anything Anthony Bourdain, Top Gear, Stranger Things.

Music: Jay-Z, Kanye West, Biggie, Tupac, U2, Billy Joel, Journey, The Four Seasons (Frankie and co.), The Temptations, Lot's of 80's hits, 90's, Jazz, some Pop, Elevator music, and anything else from this period that's actually worth listening to.

Food: All types of food, good food, except: mushrooms, avocados, tofu, squid, and octopus.
Restaurants of choice: Trattoria dell'Arte, Florios, Balthazar, Harding's, Artisinal, Mirkos, RedBar (My favorite).
The six things I could never do without
Good Food & Drink
Meaningful Interaction (those one-on-one moments where you really get to know someone)
Nice Shoes
I spend a lot of time thinking about
1. Life; what it could be, what it will be, and the little things that i believe most people fail to notice.
2. My startup
3. Aliens
4. My Future
5. The coming weekend
6. Sex (judging by some of your profiles its not just a guy thing).
On a typical Friday night I am
Out and about.

After work drinks with friends usually rolls into a fantastic dinner which often rolls into a chill night at a great bar or a wild night at a hotspot.
You should message me if
1. You're interested in learning more about me.
2. You want to talk/hang out
3. You're interested in finding a friend to explore with, or activity partner for Movies, Dinners, Drinks, Walks, Talks, Bike Riding, Shooting, City-gazing from high places... or if you know some tips and tricks to help me learn how to swim.
4. You're fun, cute, and like to flirt. ( I'm a terrible flirt, my game is middleschool, but it's still damn adorable I've been told).
5. You love hugs.
6. You can rock sweatpants and sneakers and and look damn hot doing it.
7. You want to do coffee/brunch on a Saturday.
8. You want to make dinner together while drinking good wine and listening to good music.