Name: Karan Sehmi
Hometown: Nairobi, Kenya
Major: International Business and Economics
Relationship Status: Taken
Favorite Pick up Line: “I’m not single”
Musical Taste: Reggae, Lukas Graham is one of my favorites
HC: Why did you decide to come to Tampa for college?
KS: My friend told me about the weather and beautiful campus in Tampa, and suggested that it would suit me well. I really like it here so far.
HC: What’s your favorite part about UT?
KS: I like the small campus and class sizes because it makes it more personal. I appreciate that I can walk from one end of campus to the other in 10 minutes.
HC: Who’s your celebrity crush?
KS: If you had asked me this question three years ago I would’ve said Bella Thorne, but right now I don’t have one.
HC: What is your favorite place to be on campus / downtown?
KS: My favorite place on campus would be outside by the McKay volleyball courts. I live in McKay so it’s convenient for me, and it’s a great view. My favorite place downtown is the Riverwalk because it’s a good area to chill and walk around.
HC: What’s your dream job?
KS: Ride for a factory motor cross team. I love to ride motorcycles, and if I could do it professionally, that would be awesome. I started riding when I was five, and I was on a national team in Kenya.
HC: What are 3 words that describe you?
KS: Persistent, spontaneous, and reliable.
HC: Who is the biggest Influence in your life?
KS: My dad because he’s made me the person I am today and helps me through life. He’s always there to support me.