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Born and raised in Fremont, California. Studying computer science at University of Oregon.

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  • 2011  Hired as a staff writer to the Smoke SignalNational Scholastic Press Association First Class student newspaper of Mission San Jose High School. Additionally served as copy editor for the Sports section.
  • 2012  Promoted to Sports section editor by the Smoke Signal for senior year of high school. Oversaw story budget, designed page layouts for print product, authored a column and edited all section content alongside co-editor. Over the summer, interned for Tri-City Voice, Fremont-based independent newspaper serving a population of 500,000 in the southeast San Francisco Bay Area.
  • 2013  Completed Tri-City Voice internship and gained experience covering local sports, interviewing, reporting, copy editing, database building, managing the Sports page of the website. Graduated from Mission San Jose and migrated up north to the University of Oregon.
  • 2014 - 2015  Hired as reporter to the Sports section of the Emerald, an independent nonprofit news organization serving the University of Oregon community since 1900. Currently covering NCAA Division I sports including baseball, volleyball and tennis. Now a journalist gone rogue; changed majors from public relations to computer and information science.
Do you ever feel like there’s less to do, but more to think about?
— Don Draper, Mad Men

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