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Campus Cutie: Jade Reyes

Basic Info:

Name: Jade Reyes

Year: Senior

Hometown: Carol Stream, Illinois

Major: English-Media, Rhetorical and Cultural Studies

Birthday: May 3rd

Heritage: Filipino

Campus Life:

Are you local or a commuter?


What is your favorite thing about UIC?

The location. It’s practically near everything and it’s very diverse.

What’s your least favorite thing about UIC?

The Wi-Fi. -__- (lol, we agree)

Do you have any favorite restaurants near campus?

Davanti Enoteca and Greek Islands.

What are your plans after graduation?

Interning in the city. Hopefully at a museum (Adler Planetarium or The Art Institute).

What are your aspirations?

I want to work for a PR firm in Chicago or Los Angeles. Fingers crossed for Weber Shandwick!!

Fun Facts:

What are your hobbies?

Eating, shopping, singing, watching movies, going to museums, and working out.

What’s your favorite thing to do not involving UIC?

Exploring the city and finding new places.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

Traveling around Europe.

Favorite quote?

“Just Keep Swimming”

Favorite place to hang out downtown?

The Magnificent Mile.

Love Life:

Single or taken?

Taken :)

Celebrity Crush?

Michael B. Jordan and Shemar Moore.

What would be your perfect date?

Going to the Bulls game and eating Lou Malnati’s pizza.

What do you look for in a partner?

Someone who is ambitious, has a good sense of humor, and is kind hearted.

Deal Breaker?


Tikia Travis is a former writer for HERCampus UIC (2015-2017). Tikia majored in English with a concentration on Media, Rhetorical, and Cultural Studies. She also completed the Creative Writing, Professional Writing, and British Literature Concentrations. Tikia loves reading, writing, music, fashion, and FOOD (you can tell that from my picture, lol)!! School, Starbucks, Health and Fitness are my LIFE! She aspires to one day become a Published Author and Education Professional. In her spare time, she write creatively and professionally, and assists others with their essays/writing needs.
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