Quishana Gillett

Chemical Engineering
Graduation Year
She, Her, Hers
Hartford, CT
Place in Family
6th Child of 8
Place of Birth
United States
Favorite Season
Favorite Color
Favorite Song
A Boy Is A Gun - Tyler, The Creator
Favorite Movies
Avengers - all of them

Words I live by:

“Opinions are like yesterdays. Everyone has one, but they never last.”
“If I am not for myself, who will be for me? If I am only for myself, what am I? If not now, when?”
“Don't take life too seriously.”

In my spare time I like to: I enjoy crafting and spending time with my friends. If I’m not watching a movie, show, or playing games with my friend group, you can probably find me drawing or painting. As someone with such a large family, I enjoy cooking for the members of my household. I also spend time gardening with my dad, volunteering, and doing outreach.

Future Aspiration(s): I’ve always had a passion for STEM growing up, but it wasn’t until high school that I knew what I wanted to do with my life. My high school engineering and chemistry teachers had such an impact on who I am and what I do, and they are ultimately the reason why I decided to pursue chemical engineering. I aspire to be someone who can have a similar impact on the youth of my community. As a chemical engineer I want to work in the manufacturing industry to find solutions to the environmental issues we face today. I also wish to volunteer, donate, and spread to word about STEM to my hometown, Hartford. Lastly, I want to change the perspective people may have of Hartford because there are amazingly intelligent and innovative youth that just don't have the opportunity to show off their brilliance.

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