Hailie Hamilton
Hailie Hamilton
Student Mentor
Hometown:
Grand Prairie, Texas
High School:
Grand Prairie High School
Major:
Biology

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

An elementary school teacher.

What career are you working toward?

A doctor.

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

I knew I wanted a career that involved the life sciences, and that I love interacting with and talking to other people.

Who inspires you?

My parents, who have experienced many hurdles in life yet always kept such a joyful and happy attitude.

What three traits best describe you?

Goal-oriented, goofy, kindhearted.

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

I am very good at planning every little detail for a trip or vacation I never end up taking.

What's your favorite place in the world?

Cedar Creek Lake.

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

Croatia.

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

Reading, being outdoors, and collecting coffee mugs.

What are your favorite books and/or movies?

BOOKS: Beloved by Toni Morrison and The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan. MOVIE: Interstellar.

Who is your favorite musician/band?

Leon Bridges, Giveon, and Mt. Joy.

What is your favorite meal?

Pasta.

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