Brenden Markham
Brenden Markham
Student Mentor
Van, Texas
High School:
Van High School
Psychology with a minor in Counseling

What did you want to be when you were growing up?

I always aspired to be an artist, but now my art is just a hobby.

What career are you working toward?

A children's psychologist.

When you were in high school, how did you choose your career path?

In high school, I was a theatre geek, while also being the leader of our Gay/Straight Alliance. I loved helping people and directing children in plays, which led me to want to work with children.

Who inspires you?

My grandmother, Mimi, is a shining example of perseverance and compassion.

What three traits best describe you?

Optimistic, energetic, and a fashionista.

What are your skills or talents that most people don't know about?

My green thumb. I am a plant savvy person.

What's your favorite place in the world?

Anywhere with my little brothers. I love spending time with my family.

If you could visit any place you've never been, where would you go?

Britney Spears's mansion. She is my idol.

What do you enjoy when you're not working or studying?

You can find me at the Union with friends or shopping in Dallas!.

What are your favorite books and/or movies?

Bridgett Jones's Diary.

Who is your favorite musician/band?

Britney Spears.

What is your favorite meal?

Chinese food.

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