April 2022 Class Introduction

 

Welcome the April cohort of Praxis Participants!

 

Joseph Cramer

Fun fact

I can run a mile and a half in 9 minutes  (and 5 seconds).

What are you most excited about?
I am excited to learn new and marketable skills and to meet like-minded people.

Amber Davis

Fun fact
My happy place is in the mountains, whether it’s on a sled, a quad, or a horse, it doesn’t matter!
What are you most excited about?
I finally feel like my life has a direction! I’m excited to be learning and growing and working on my future!

Mathew Jimenez

Fun fact

I tried out for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

What are you most excited about?

I am most excited about networking with people who have similar goals to me.

Victor King

Fun fact

I’m really into fitness and traveling.

What are you most excited about?

I am most excited about improving my professional life as well as the endless opportunities I will have while working through Praxis.

Jackson Lightfoot

Fun fact
I’ve driven a Rolls Royce.
What are you most excited about?
I’m most excited about joining this network of motivated individuals and creating a better future for myself!

Deanna Lujan

Fun fact

I speak a bit of Chinese.

What are you most excited about?

I’m most excited about the community and the experience I will gain through Praxis.

Shoma Mowa

Fun fact

I adore karaoke. Most anyone who hangs out with me will inevitably join me at least once in a karaoke experience.

What are you most excited about?

I look forward to the practicality of the assignments and learning from members of this program.

David Staat

Fun fact
My fun fact is that I love cereal (a lot)!
What are you most excited about?
I’m really excited to learn how to use the skills I know from what I thought were just hobbies and use them to market myself to employers.

William Tebbe

Fun fact

I have had a total of twelve teeth pulled from my mouth.

What are you most excited about?

I am looking forward to the vast amount of new connections that I am going to make and the variety of skills that I am going to learn throughout my time in the program. I am also excited to create a vast portfolio that companies can use to see my skills. These things will be great stepping stones for my future career and success. 

Xena Wallace

Fun fact

I’m conversational in ASL.

What are you most excited about?
I am most excited about learning more about business in general and getting firsthand work experience after deciding college wasn’t for me. 

Isaac Yarzagaray

Fun fact

I am one of thirteen children in my family.

What are you most excited about?

I look forward to learning the necessary skills to get ahead in the business world.

Lola Zitting

Fun fact

I once had a baby goat named Buddy.

What are you most excited about?

I’m most excited about gaining all kinds of new skills that will help me throughout life as well as building connections.