Maurice Cruz
Maurice Cruz
Student Mentor
Hometown:
Arlington and Mansfield, Texas
High School:
Timberview High School
Major:
Communication Design (UX Track)

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

Shark on SharkTank.

What career are you working toward?

User Experience Designer.

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

I started using Adobe applications and fell in love with graphic design, and began doing freelance graphic design.

Who inspires you?

My brother and my future self.

What three traits best describe you?

Leading, giving, and creating.

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

I write with my right hand but play sports with my left hand.

What's your favorite place in the world?

The city at night.

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

Japan.

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

I enjoy watching videos and playing with my niece and nephew.

What are your favorite books and/or movies?

MOVIE: Spider-man Into the Spiderverse.
BOOK: Oh, The Places You’ll Go!

Who is your favorite musician/band?

Kendrick Lamar or J. Cole.

What is your favorite meal?

Waffle House All-Star Combo with a blueberry waffle, bacon, hashbrowns, and cheesy eggs.

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