My time in high school
Attended high school in the
Overall high school experience
Grades in high school
B's and C's. I was a terrible student. During my senior year, I had 1.5 GPA. That's not a typo. I had my admission rescinded from the one school that accepted me.
Life since high school
Attended college / university at
I went to community college after getting my college admission rescinded. I finally realized that I wasn't as smart as I thought I was and I started to try. I transferred to UCLA after 2 years.
Post-graduate education or training
I went to Georgetown for law school after UCLA.
Places lived in US
California, District of Columbia (Washington D.C.)
Current occupations / past occupations
I'm currently a lawyer at a big law firm.
Industries I've worked in
- Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services (e.g. Law, Accounting, Interior Design, Graphic Design, R&D, PR, Advertising, etc.)
Did your education prepare you for your career or occupation?
[Teacher name's] economics class is the single most important class that I've ever taken. The principles he taught shape my understanding of how the world works today and I use those same principles every single day to close deals.
A little introspection...
To me, being successful means...
Leaving the world better than you found it.
My definition of success has changed over time.
My greatest accomplishment to date and what I’ve learned from it
Discovering my own meaning of success has been my greatest accomplishment.
My biggest mistake or regret so far and what I’ve learned from it
Wasting time. If it doesn't make you happier today or happier tomorrow, don't do it.