BackgroundInterview Date:December 2019
Gender Identity: Non-Binary woman – I use she/her pronouns
Race/Ethnicity: Biracial – Half Black and Half White
Sexual Orientation: Lesbian
Graduation Year: 2022
High School Experience: Public high school in Mount Prospect, IL with about 500 students in the graduating class. There was a culture of going to college.
First-Generation College Student: No
Minor: Religious Studies
Extracurricular Activities: I’m in the choir at Knox, I was a student-athlete last year but no longer do it, I’m part of the Improv Club, I’m a member of a sorority, the Union Board, and I do LGBTQ activism with Common Ground.
Did any of your extracurricular activities have a particularly big impact on your experience? In what ways?
Improv was the first club I ever joined and it made me a lot of friends. The thing that shaped my experience, and so has choir. A lot of my friends are in it and I [have a leadership position] so I spend a lot of time there.