Elijah Owens
Elijah Owens
Student Mentor
Desoto, Texas
High School:
Uplift Hampton Preparatory
Business computer information systems
What did you want to be when you were growing up?

A graphic designer.

What career are you working toward?

Computer programmer and graphic designer.

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

I took a survey in high school.

What three traits best describe you?

Creativity, optimism, and perseverance.

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

I am very flexible.

What's your favorite place in the world?

The theater, specifically Alamo Drafthouse.

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

Norway to see the aurora borealis.

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

I love drawing, painting, watching movies/shows, listening to music, biking, rock climbing, hanging out with friends, and reading.

What are your favorite books and/or movies?

Book: The Bible. Movie: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.

Who is your favorite musician/band?

Kanye West.

What is your favorite meal?


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