A Bit About Me
Taking a gap year after high school to do City Year, Americorps set me up for success in college. After teaching in an urban elementary school I had a deep appreciation for education and what the transfer of knowledge can do for myself and the rest of the world.
In college I deep dove into politics, art, and journalism before deciding to design my own major. I crafted a special studies curriculum and named it Documentary Studies in Art and Politics.
When school went online, I started doing more photography. I spent the summer of 2020 photographing protests throughout Connecticut, most were organized in the wake of George Floyd's murder. It was during this time, I realized how impactful my work can be in writing history.
For the winter season of my senior year, I chose to move to Vermont for snowboarding and for the opportunity to practice sports photography. While in Vermont I formed a family amongst the snowboarding community.
My core values are empathy, creativity, and equal opportunity for positive growth.