Marissa Lee
Marissa Lee
Student Mentor
About Marissa
Hometown:
Brownsboro, Texas
High School:
Brownsboro High School
Major:
Media Arts

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

A princess, a singer, a professional violin player, an astronomer, a neuropsychiatrist, and a politician.

What career are you working toward?

Film production, specifically a cinematographer or film editor.

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

I took a few surveys and got the idea of psychology. But I thought more seriously about what I was passionate about and choose to pursue a career in film.

Who inspires you?

My mom, Selena Quintanilla, and Greta Gerwig.

What three traits best describe you?

Organized, independent, and hard-working.

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

I make playlists based on emotions, people, situations, and memories.

What's your favorite place in the world?

Art museums.

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

New York City.

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

Watching movies, reading, painting, and sleeping.

What are your favorite books and/or movies?

BOOK: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. MOVIE: Life Itself.

Who is your favorite musician/band?

Fleetwood Mac.

What is your favorite meal?

Right now it's tostadas.

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