Jasmine is from Brooklyn, New York, and was living as a first-year graduate school student near Baltimore, Maryland at the time of her interview. Her days were spent “on a very strict routine, during the school year. I go to work, come home, do my work, and go to class. I try and squeeze a gym day in here and there, but it’s mostly studying and going to work.”
In our 46th conversation, we’re speaking with Erin. She’s from Brooklyn, NY and currently lives there.
James is from Chicago, Illinois, and was living there at the time of his interview. He was spending his days “working, working out, and trying to better myself.”
Amadu is from Brooklyn, New York, and had recently moved to the Silicon Valley region of California at the time of his interview. He was spending his days “acclimating to the California environment, watching movies, hanging out with friends, and building my network with people out here.”
It’s only a teachable moment if we learn something.
It’s been 18 years since I was 18…
In the US, we have perfected the celebration of the win. I don’t think any other country does victory as well as we do…but we are terrible losers. I don’t mean loser in the typical sense…I mean loser in the sense of someone who has lost something – or someone – important.