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Northeastern Illinois University | 2018

If you want something, you have to work for it.

Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Currently: Senior at NEIU, First Year Experience Peer Mentor at NEIU, and Teller at Chase Bank
Self-described: Determined, friendly, open-minded
Enjoys: Hanging out with my nieces and nephew, going out with friends, exploring different parts of the city, trying new foods, or watching The Office

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