Me in 140 characters or less

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Hobbies

Sports (basketball, baseball, golf), working out, collecting sports memorabilias and jerseys, exploring different cities throughout the United States - States I've stayed in longer than 24 hours since I started keeping track in Summer 2013 are... Washington (Duh!), Oregon, California, Nevada, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, Minnesota, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, District of Columbia, Illinois, Ohio, Kentucky, Colorado, Georgia, North Carolina (Present) and South Carolina. Watching comedy and listening to hip-hop.

Favorites...

Memory: The entire calendar year of 2014. Everything went right in my life that year! Made a lot of awesome new friends, kept in touch with my day one's, got to watch the Seahawks win their first Super Bowl, had a crazy birthday weekend, went to the Sasquatch Music Festival, got to take photos at the MLB All-Star Game in Minnesota, went to my first AAJA National Conference in DC, got hired by the Seattle Times, had a chance to watch the World Series with my dad in San Francisco, and finished up my last academic quarter at UW with a bang!

Book: Relentless by Tim Grover, 48 Laws of Power by Robert GreeneOutliers by Malcolm Gladwell

TV Show: GIRLS on HBO, How to Make it in America (RIP), That 70's Show (RIP)

Movie: Harold and Kumar go to White Castle, Fruitvale Station

Actor: Will Smith

Actress: Anna Faris

Comedian not named Dave Chappelle: Jerrod Carmichael

Kardashian: Khloe!

Musical Artists: Tyler, the Creator, Jakubi

Sports teams: Vancouver Canucks, Seattle Seahawks, Oakland Raiders

Current athletes: Richard Sherman, Marshawn Lynch, Cam Newton, Joakim Noah, Giannis Antetokoumpo

Drinks: Water, coffee (black), whiskey sours

Go-to outfit on a Friday night: Plain black v-neck t-shirt from H&M, Khaki pants, Nike Tiempo 94 Mid "Liquid Metal", Odd Future socks, Sasquatch 2014 bracelets, gold chain from Claire's

Food spot in Seattle that journalists and college students can afford: Ezell's, Pudge Bros Pizza in Wallingford has good NYC slices of pizza, happy hour at Japonessa 

Smartphone apps I can't live without: Twitter, 100 push up, Snapchat, One Bus Away, Lyft, Yelp!

Other Facts:

My ideal Chipotle order: tortilla, black beans, fajita, chicken, brown rice, hot salsa, mild pico de gallo, corn, guac (budget-permitting), cheese, lettauce.

Pet peeve: insecurity, obnoxious behavior, closed minded opinion

Weaknesses: people who smell exceptionally nice, not chewing gum or mint, wide open three-pointers, short distance putts, picking one answer for "favorites"