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  • WSU ( May-2024 )
  • Pullman, Washington , USA

About (Summary)

Hello! I am a student at WSU who is currently studying biology. Ever since I was a young child I have had an interest in wildlife and the natural processes around me. I am to continue my studies into graduate school studying reptiles and their genetics.


washington state university
2020 to 2024

Your Major


Language Proficiency

English (US)

Honors and Awards

national honor society
I was accepted into the phi theta kappa honor society early in my college career.

Grad School Interests

I am to continue my studies at WSU in a graduate program after I complete my degree in biology.

Intended Job Path

A researcher in herpetology.

Job Experience

horse trainer
I work from my own home and private barns training miniature horses for therapy and cart driving. I am also a caretaker for these horses.
January, 2020 to July, 2022
reptile keeper
I run my own business caring for and breeding leopard geckos as well as using them to educate the public about reptiles. I also own and advocate for other species such as ball pythons and crested geckos.
July, 2015 to January, 2024



Horseback riding, Reptile keeping, and Digital artwork.
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