Man Crush Monday: Roger Orellana

Name: Roger Orellana

Major: Film Studies & Production

Year: Freshman

Hometown: Honduras

Campus Involvement: Phi Kappa Theta

What is a quote you live by?

“Give, expecting nothing thereof" -St. Thomas Aquinas

If you could get coffee with anyone who would it be?

My grandma

Why did you choose your major?

I am passionate about creating films and analyzing those already created. Film has the potential of combining literature and music to complement images; it is a very evocative medium. 

What job would you be terrible at?

I would be a terrible cashier. 

What is your favorite Hofstra memory?

International student orientation, where I made my first friends at Hofstra and where I felt very comfortable since leaving home. 

What is on the top of your bucket list?

Write and publish a poetry book. 

What is your favorite ice cream flavor?


What is your dream vacation?

Visiting ancient temples in the middle-east and going to a safari. 

If you could have a superpower what would it be and why?

The power to teleport, so I could go anywhere I wanted anytime. 

What is the luckiest thing that has happened to you?

Getting good roommates in the Netherlands. 

All photos courtesy of Roger Orellana