San Jose, CA
Michelle is an upcoming third-year in ERC who is majoring in Speculative Design and double minoring in Business and Design. Growing up as the oldest of all her siblings, she has learned the values of being empathetic and compassionate, giving back to the community, and speaking up for those who are unable to do so for themselves. One of her core values is being genuine and true to herself as it allows her to build and create meaningful connections and relationships with those around her.
With a passion for graphic design and brand identity, she hopes to incorporate her interests and skills into her work, preferably in the entertainment industry, because she of her love of storytelling and making people smile. She is also very passionate about the influences that design can have in media and technology. Michelle has always been interested in the entertainment industry, constantly immersing herself in acting, musical theatre, and directing having had the opportunity to assistant direct productions and work with different aspects in media. It is definitely rewarding to see the impact that her work can have on others in her community. Further down the line, she hopes to work on marketing campaigns and design creative materials for all forms of media and entertainment.
In her free time, Michelle likes to explore new cafés and food hotspots, going to the beach, and binging all the latest TV shows and movies! She’s always looking to try something new and fun and loves getting recommendations from her brothers. Through Alpha Kappa Psi, Michelle has found a community of brothers that continuously support and encourage her in both professional and personal growth.