Hometown: Cairo, Egypt and San Diego, California
Status: Single (and ready to mingle)
Major: International Relations and Arabic
Favorite Holiday: Thanksgiving because my mom cooks the most amazing food, I gain at least five pounds that day.
If your house was on fire, what are 3 things you would save?: 1. My pets 2. My camera 3. Jewelry that my parents got me because it’s jewelry that’s really meaningful to me
A genie grants you 3 wishes, what do you wish for?: 1. Cure cancer because my mom had breast cancer 2. A trip/vacation anytime I wanted for the rest of my life 3. An endless supply of Nutella
Favorite Childhood Memory: My mom and I would drive in her little red car and we would go to the market to go shopping back home in Egypt. It was such a simple time with no worries.
Favorite Thing about Tufts: Everyone’s really open and friendly. In my high school, everyone’s really censored but here, you can have nothing in common with someone but still sit down, have dinner and have a really nice conversation.
If you had a million dollars, what would you do with it?: Pay off Tufts and my graduate school in the future, give half towards charity and building a mosque somewhere and give the rest to my parents.
Ideal Superpower: Ridiculous memory—like Robocop!
Pet Peeve: When I’m driving and people cut in front of me without signaling.
Guilty Pleasure: Nutella, I eat it everyday
If a movie was made about your life, what actress would play you?: Beyonce because she’s so strong and powerful
Best Present Received: My car, a Honda Accord
Dream Job: Running my own non-profit, something to do with women’s rights in the Middle East or Africa
Celebrity Crush: I have an absolute obsession with Kevin Durant from the Oklahoma City Thunder, I’m a huge basketball fan.
If you were an animal, what would you be?: A giraffe because they’re graceful and powerful. No animal messes with them but they don’t harm any animals either.
What’s the best compliment you’ve ever gotten?: Someone told me that I have really nice eyebrows. They make your face but people rarely compliment them. It was a very nice and unexpected compliment.
Who do you look up to?: My mom
If you could have dinner with one person, dead or alive, who would it be?: Malcolm X, he’s the background on my phone and my laptop, I love him.