Akhil Ajaykumar
Trinity Douglas
Student Mentor
Hometown:
Colorado City, Texas
High School:
Colorado High School
Major:
Psychology

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

A teacher, because almost everyone in my family went into education.

What career are you working toward?

Licensed professional counselor.

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

I knew I wanted to help people, but I wasn't sure how. I explored different professions that allowed me to use my skills and help those around me.

Who inspires you?

My former youth minister, Lori Dockery, has dedicated her life to serving those around her.

What three traits best describe you?

Dedicated, introverted, and caring.

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

I play the ukulele, providing accompaniment to my best friend who sings.

What's your favorite place in the world?

Anywhere I can be with my family or friends.

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

Italy.

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

I love to paint, draw, and any other art form I can get my hands on.

What are your favorite books and/or movies?

La La Land, The Bee Movie, and Say Anything.

Who is your favorite musician/band?

Lorde.

What is your favorite meal?

Anything Italian (especially pasta).

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