1. What is something not too many people know about you?
Oh I love this question haha! I have an older brother that’s 9 years my senior, but we have the same birthday! My parents say they didn’t plan it out, but I call BS. They wanted to follow suit with the stereotype of asians being cheap and save money by only having to buy one birthday cake per year.
2. What are your biggest passions?
My biggest passions in life are content creation (obviously), food/water/shelter (alright, I’m playing around here), making people laugh, food (specifically sushi and ramen), the gym (gotta keep the bod fresh for the ladies), and creating lasting friendships.
3. What are your goals for the future?
My overarching goal in life is to simply become friends with everyone. I’m a very outgoing guy and absolutely love meeting people, so I’ve essentially made it one of my goals to befriend as many people as I can. On top of that, I would also love to pull a Sam Kolder and travel around the world with a few of my best content-creator friends (and my girlfriend, who currently does not exist but hopefully will in the near future LOL #ForeverAlone) and just share my experiences with my viewers. Another goal of mine is to move away from being just a photographer and eventually claim the rights to call myself an artist - there is a difference.
4. What is your definition of success?
I would have to say that success is an ongoing battle that can only be obtained when you truly feel pleased (not satisfied) with your growth and development. Success lies in the journey that we take, the choices we make, and the failures that we experience along the way - not in the end result.
5. Tell us something about the projects you're working on.
Well currently I am transitioning over to YouTube because I feel as if it is a platform that is more suitable for my personality and the content that I want to put out in the future. My intention with YouTube, as of right now, is to bring humor into the realm of photo/video-related videos. I won’t go into specifics otherwise I’d be giving away what could potentially be my secret sauce, but I just want to deliver content that is funny, entertaining, and informative. I’m also trying to focus on more carefully-planned photoshoots that require more pre-production than your average “get a pretty girl and go take photos wherever in Manhattan”.
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