Name: Chris Helton
Hometown: Charlotte, NC
Major: Journalism and Mass Communication – Public Relations
Favorite Coldstone/Yopo Flavor: Oreo Cookie or Milk & Cookies (you have to go to Ben & Jerry’s for this one)
Where do you study? Davis, UL, other? 3rd Floor of the Union, Davis or my apartment
Fun Fact: I sing in the shower.
Motto: “Rather than looking forward in fear, look upward in faith.”
Campus Involvement: Carolina Association of Black Journalists Social Media Chair, Carolina Performing Arts Intern, Theater Delta, Roosevelt Institute – Arts and Cultural Policy Center (UNC ARTery)
What’s your favorite thing about Carolina? Besides the super-talented, nice people, it’s definitely the endless opportunities!
What do you like to do in your free time? Acting, goof around with my friends, run/workout, try new restaurants
What qualities do you find attractive in a girl? Generally, someone who’s down-to-earth, positive, intelligent and confident
What are your biggest turn-offs? Negativity is the worst!
Who is your celebrity crush? Beyoncé, Zoe Saldana, Penelope Cruz
What are you most proud of? I have a little sister and watching her grow up and mature has definitely made me a proud brother. Also, the friends/network I have built here at Carolina, and the habit of success that has come along with it.
So what do you plan to do after college? I plan to work either in corporate communications/branding for a top Fortune company or in some similar capacity for the government. Then I’m going to get an MBA and continue to work up the corporate/government ladder.
Where do you see yourself in 10 years? Settled into my career, hopefully in some management position, and settled into a committed relationship. Oh yeah, and traveling the world!