"Being a part of the robotics team isn't a team at all, it's a family, that has taught me so many countless lessons that I still use on a daily basis. Whether it be to always work in a safe environment, or to always be open-minded and conscience to everyone's feelings, being a member of robotics has shaped me into the individual I am today. I currently am a junior at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, and I originally was pursuing a degree in aerospace engineering and was offered an internship with the acclaimed company SpaceX. I had a change of heart and am currently majoring in sustainability with a concentration on sustainable energy systems. I hope to apply what I've learned through my experience on 2638 to the real world and continue to believe and have faith that anyone can accomplish whatever they set their minds to, and to always follow your passions and be true to yourself; if you do that, everything will fall into place..."