Kelly Perez Ariza
Kelly Perez Ariza
Student Mentor
Bogota, Columbia
High School:
Rosario Campestre
bachelors in jewelry, sculpture; working on masters in art education or jewelry
What did you want to be when you were growing up?

I wanted to work in art, and helping people.

What career are you working toward?

Building my own business.

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

I was interested in industrial engineering, but I enjoy working with my hands so I switched to jewelry.

Who inspires you?

My uncle. He built his own business.

What three traits best describe you?

Creative, passionate, perfectionist.

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

I'm ambidextrous. I draw, paint, and write with my left hand, but do everything else with my right.

What's your favorite place in the world?

My grandfather's pharmacy.

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


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

Watching television.

What are your favorite books and/or movies?

BOOK: Eleven Minutes by Paulo Coelho.
MOVIES: Eat, Pray, Love and Mona Lisa Smile.

Who is your favorite musician/band?


What is your favorite meal?

Bandeja Paisa (Paisa Platter)

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