What inspired you to help individuals with communication disorders:
A good friend of mine has a little brother with a disorder which requires him to use an expensive TTS device in order to speak. That got me thinking about people who are less fortunate and how they too can have their voices heard.
You were chosen to be on ProMazo’s list of Most Interesting Students for a reason. Do you have any advice for other students hoping to create their own success:
Nothing beats having good work ethic and going outside of your comfort zone. If you work hard, your efforts will be recognized. Never give up! 
Favorite quote:
“See, we have 86,400 seconds in every day so don't let someone's negative 10 seconds ruin the rest of the 86,390. Don't sweat the small stuff, life is bigger than that.” - Unknown. 
Biggest role models or inspirations:
My lovely girlfriend of 4 years. Her strength and determination gives me constant motivation everyday. In addition, I am constantly being inspired by my good friend and mentor, Vasilios Papademetriou. He was the supervisor of my research project and constantly pushes me to be the best that I can be.
Fun Fact:
I am a dual citizen of the United States and Canada!
Favorite Hobby:
Can’t narrow down just one – programming and video gaming! 
Career path:
I am going to be getting my Master’s Degree in Cyber Forensics and Security from IIT and I am looking into pursuing a career in DevOps/DevSecOps.


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