Campus Profile: Stephen Kaufman

Name: Stephen Kaufman


Hometown: Menlo Park, California


Year: Sophomore


Major(s)/Minor(s): Special education major


Why did you choose your major/minor?

My little brother has Down Syndrome and my mom is a special education teacher.


What activities are you involved with at Xavier?

Club Volleyball, Manresa leader, practice player for girls volleyball team.


If you were a food, what would you be and why?

I’d be bread because people just can’t get enough of me.


Do you have a quote or saying you live by?

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better, it’s not..” -Dr. Seuss


What do you miss most in California when you’re in Ohio?

The weather, that’s what I complain about the most.


What is your favorite thing about Xavier?

The people.


What is your favorite television show and why?

Avatar: The Last Airbender because I grew up with it, it has wonderful lessons, an amazing story, incredible characters, and lots of explosions. Also because it can make me cry.


If you could choose your age forever, what age would you choose and why?

18 so that I don’t have to ask for my parent’s permission to go on Club Penguin and so I can buy things from As Seen On TV.