Meet Adriana Okoye, a incoming Blackwell Residence Hall resident from Austin, Texas. This interview is part of a summer blog series profiling one Class of 2018 member from each of the 13 East Campus dorms. Look out for the rest of the blogs on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays leading up to Orientation Week.
Summer plans: “This summer so far I am a paid intern at my mom’s job. I’m still learning things there. I also recently went to Vegas for 10 days for my dance company’s Nationals — I’ve been dancing since I was 9.”
Favorite type of weather: “Winter is warm in Texas, and I can’t stand the heat, so cool weather.”
Favorite book or literary work: “The Time Traveler’s Wife” by Audrey Niffenegger
Guilty pleasure: “I have a huge sweet tooth, so anything sweet. Dessert.”
Impression from first visit to Duke: “My first impression was just the campus. It was just really beautiful and there wasn’t a place that you didn’t want to take a picture of... Read more