I was born in Ethiopia, but moved to Pasadena, California when I was 12.
Major & Year:
Civil engineering sophomore
Why did you choose to attend UT Arlington?
Close, affordable, everyone seemed accessible
What is your favorite thing about engineering at UT Arlington?
There’s a small-town atmosphere; everyone is friendly
Who is your favorite professor?
What activities do you participate in outside of class?
I like to travel; both parents work for an airline.
What are your plans after you graduate?
I hope to build a school in Ethiopia.
What one thing would you tell to prospective Maverick engineers?
You learn more than book theory here. Many of the professors have industry experience.