Favorite book, movie, and piece of music:
Favorite book is A Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela. Favorite movie is City of God. Favorite music is Nirvana and Led Zeppelin.
My last meal would be:
Definitely BBQ ribs with all the awesome side dishes like corn on the cob, baked beans, coleslaw, etc.
Best advice I ever got:
“The miracle isn't that I finished. The miracle is that I had the courage to start.” — John Bingham (running philosopher)
First Concert Attended:
Steve Miller Band at On the Water Front.
If I've learned one thing it is:
No matter what, never lose sight of what you stand for. Integrity, hard work, and determination are pivotal for success.
The three people at your dream dinner would be:
Michael Jordan, William Shatner, and Charlie Chaplin. It would be very entertaining.
Favorite thing at an amusement park:
Definitely the Millennium Force ride at Cedar Point in Ohio. Foodwise: Dippin' Dots all the way.
My first car:
Super old Ford Escort hatchback. It was multiple colors.
My first job was:
Working at the Rockford Public Library in my hometown.
My favorite thing at home is:
My old school video game collection. Sega, Nintendo, I got it all.
The historical figure I most admire is:
Tie: Nelson Mandela and Gandhi. Both are incredible in their own right.
Web site I cannot live without:
ESPN score updates for all of the Chicago sport teams.
Miller High Life in bottle form. The “Champagne of Beers” at its finest.