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entrepreneur in spirit

creative at heart

creative entrepreneur

 Mar 2020-present
Oct 2019-present

Actor / Model | Freelance / Contract

Cast in various independent projects including short films, music videos and commercials.

Modelling experience in independent photoshoots on a contract-basis.

Recently cast in a lead role in a short film.

Special skills: see acting page below.

News Reporter | Daily Bruin

Formulate story ideas, arrange interviews with community members, publish articles to report on campus events.

 Jan 2021-present

Undergraduate TA | UCLA Anderson 

For Mgmt 120B (intermediate financial  accounting II) -- Winter 2021.

Director of Recruitment & Campus Analyst | Internet Bull Report

Manage recruitment cycles and activities, conduct interviews; deliver no-analyst-jargon financial news in clear-cut terms in order to promote financial literacy and diversified insight.

Sept 2019-Jun 2020
 Jan 2020-present

Bike Mechanic | UCLA Recreation

Facilitate DIY experience for customers through advising them and demonstrating various bike repairs; collaborate with customers and staff to identify, explain, and resolve bike issues.

Nov 2019-present

Actress / Screenwriter / Producer | OCU Films

Original feature-length screenplay (written in 2015) bridging cliques, ostracism and diversity with self-acceptance and positivity through the universal language of music; currently in pre-production.*

*Production has been delayed due to the current situation and will resume once conditions improve.

Programming Assistant | UCLA Residential Life

Created/hosted community events biweekly for 430 residents with $500 quarterly budget to enhance resident interaction;
Conceptualised/executed program ideas and support ResLife events with other PAs to increase participation to 50%.

 

2018-2019

Contributor | Mountain Democrat

Reported and published articles on efforts at promoting positive mental health awareness and mental health-related events throughout the community; educated students, staff, and parents on the importance of mental health, reducing stigma and stress, cultivating an open atmosphere to openly address mental health-related topics.

2015-present

CEO / Designer / Model | Belle-Isle Couture

Original Mediterranean-themed haute couture fashion label specialising in women's apparel, shoes, accessories, and handbags based in Côte d'Azur.

coursework

books
 

CURRENT 

PREVIOUS

Business Economics, BA | Theatre / Accounting

University of California, Los Angeles

AP Calculus AB / BC

AP English Literature & Composition

AP Microeconomic Theory 

AP Government

AP Computer Science A

AP English Language & Culture

AP US History

AP Psychology

AP French Language & Culture

AP World History

AP Music Theory*

*Exam only (2016).

Advanced Accounting 

Microeconomic Theory

Macroeconomic Theory

Acting & Performance in Film I & II

Intermediate Acting for Stage

Introduction to Linguistics

MGMT 124

ECON 101

ECON 102

THEATER120A / 120B

THEATER 123

LING 1

TEST SCORES

ACT | 35

SAT Subject MATH II | 800

5 / 5

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 Dec 2020-present

recognitions

 

Congressional Gold Medal 

November 2019

US CONGRESS

National award in recognition of 400 hours of public service, 200 hours of physical fitness activities, 200 hours of personal development activities, and navigating Québec and Montréal over a 5-day/4-night exploration, altogether over a continuous 2-year span.

September 2017-September 2019

Congressional Award Gold Medal
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AP Scholar with Distinction

 

July 2019

COLLEGE BOARD

For 8 AP exams passed with a score of 4 or 5.

French Seal of Biliteracy

2017

CA STATE SEAL OF BILITERACY

For completing over 2 years studying French and passing the AP French exam in 2018.

August 2015-May 2018

Certificate of Merit Level 10

March 2015

MTAC

Music Teachers' Association of California

Statewide annual piano examination assessing technique and performance through one étude (for advanced level 10) or a timed combination of scales, arpeggios, chord professions, etc. (levels prepatory-9) and 1 piece from each of the 4 musical periods in addition to a written musical theory examination including ear training.

Previous recognitions: Levels 6, 8, 9

 

January 2011-March 2015

volunteer experience

 

U.S. NAVAL SEA CADET CORPS

October 2015-May 2019

PETTY OFFICER 1st CLASS

Commanded battalion and executed the Plan of the Day monthly at drill to exemplify Navy values-honor, courage, commitment. Tactfully navigated chain of command and strengthened communication at trainings.

Trainings:

  • Aviation (Basic Airman, 2015; FAA Ground School - passed FAA examination for private pilot's license, 2017)

  • Basic (Field) Medical (2017)

  • Survival (2016)

  • Cybersecurity (Linux/Ubuntu, Windows, 2018)

  • Petty Officer Leadership Academy (POLA, 2016)

  • Recruit Training Command (RTC - boot camp, 2015)

  • Staffing RTC (Honour Division, 2018)

MENTAL HEALTH ADVOCACY

November 2016-May 2019

PRESIDENT

Initiated Active Minds chapter with principal/Matthew Silverman Memorial Foundation and led campus-wide events to promote mental health awareness; hosted nationally acclaimed mental health speakers including suicide survivor Jordan Burnham and businessman Ross Szabo.
Created first peer counselling program and advised students through an original, interactive awareness website which offered mental support through games, recipe and craft ideas, inspirational and humorous anecdotes, and a Mail Box through which students could contact me.