My time in high school
Attended high school in the
Overall high school experience
9/10. I was a cheerleader and had fun.
Grades in high school
B's and C's. I always did the minimum needed
Sports / Recreation
Life since high school
Attended college / university at
Gemological Institute of America degree as a graduate gemologist
Post-graduate education or training
Annual training while working for the marine corps
Places lived in US
Current occupations / past occupations
Inventory control for the marine corps exchange, retail supervisor for the VA Canteen Services
Industries I've worked in
- Retail Trade
Did your education prepare you for your career or occupation?
Has your education or career/occupation trajectory ever changed? How?
Yes I'm not in jewelry at all
A little introspection...
To me, being successful means...
Being challenged every day in my job but still looking forward to it
My definition of success has changed over time.
My greatest accomplishment to date and what I’ve learned from it
Learning from the challenges that I had as a child to make sure that my children don't have to deal with the same
My biggest mistake or regret so far and what I’ve learned from it
Not pursuing all the higher education I could... Life is so much more challenging if you don't have a simple little piece of paper from an accredited university
An unexpected event that changed my life and how it impacted me
learning my son has ASD... Nothing I experienced could come close the challenges he will have to deal with
Anything else you'd like to share?
I moved back to the area so my child could go to a PAUSD school
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My favorite spot in or around Palo Alto
Donkeys at Bol park