Family/Pets Mother–Amina Diene, Father–Ibrahima, three brothers–Bamba, Lamine and Moustafa
Hobbies Playing basketball, going to movies, going out to eat, talking to my friends and family, bowling and going for walks in the park
Major Chemical Engineering
Favorite place to eat Darou Salam African Halal Restaurant in Cincinnati
Favorite movie(s) "Fast and Furious," "Black Panther," "Ride Along" and "The Incredibles"
Favorite book "Le Pagne Noir" (African book)
Favorite TV show(s) "Wild and Out," "Stephen A. Smith" and "Shaqtin' a Fool"
Favorite musician or band Hizbu Tarqiyyah Darou Khoudoss
Favorite device(s) or app(s) Samsung, WhatsApp, Facebook and Snapchat
Talent that you wish you possessed More memory (ha ha)
If you could eat lunch with anybody, who would it be? My parents since they are abroad or Serigne Fallou
A mantra or saying you live by Trust God, Be Faithful, Never Give Up
Favorite sports team(s) Lakers, Kentucky basketball, Texas Tech and Chelsea for soccer
What influenced your decision to choose the major/career path you did? I have always liked chemistry and nature and how they relate.
What do you plan to do after graduating from Edison State? I plan to transfer to Texas Tech to pursue a bachelor's degree and play basketball and eventually go to the NBA.
What is the best advice that you have ever received or been given? To do whatever it takes to get what I like, otherwise I will end up liking whatever I get. To put God first no matter what and to never forget who I am and where I came from. To not let people influence me negatively. Do not smoke, drink, etc. To learn to get back up and keep going.
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