Dion Jamerson
Student Mentor
About Dion
Duncanville, Texas
High School:
Duncanville High School
Applied Behavioral Analysis
What did you want to be when you were growing up?

I just wanted to be successful, but now my passion is working with children who have emotional disturbances.

What career are you working toward?

Behavior analyst in education, working with children who have behavioral issues and eventually as a professor at a university.

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

I was in the education and training program at my school, which allowed me to go to elementary and middle schools in my area and assist teachers.

Who inspires you?

My grandmother. She supports and motivates me in all that I do. She believed in me when I didn't believe in myself at one point in my life, and helped me find the courage to pursue my hopes and dreams.

What three traits best describe you?

Energetic, outgoing, and determined/hardworking.

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

I can tumble and do gymnastics, and sort of dance.

What's your favorite place in the world?

My bed.

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

Atlanta, because I want to visit Howard University, and Washington DC because it has a large population of deaf individuals.

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

I enjoy tumbling and making dances,

What are your favorite books and/or movies?

Any thing written by Rick Riordan, especially the Percy Jackson series and Kane Chronicles.

Who is your favorite musician/band?

I enjoy R&B and alternative soul.

What is your favorite meal?

When I am eating meat I love burgers and fries. When I am vegetarian I love pasta and fries.

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