Where are you from? Born in Hong Kong, raised in various parts of East Asia ‘til I was nine, then in New Jersey and California, but been in NC for a good part of my adult life, so….ya got me!

How long have you lived in the area? Since 2003. I came for grad school and decided to stay,

What are three words your friends would use to describe you? Depends on the friends. The ones in high school would have said “not a runner.”

Why do you run? Mostly for the awesome people and the socializing.

Why did you decide to join the Station Pub Run? Because of Steph.

What is your favorite thing about the Station Pub Run? Oh totally Steph.

Describe the most recent (appropriate 🙂 ) photo you took with your phone: It was of a paper registration from someone who joined Godiva’s Running Start program (couch to 5k -- tell your friends!).

What is the best piece of advice you ever received, and who gave it to you? “Miles on feet is what counts.” And I don’t remember who, but it’s what gets me through bad runs -- so thanks, mysterious benefactor(s)!

If you could have any talent or skill in the entire world, without needing to practice and money was no limitation, what would it be? To fly unaided by mechanics. But since that’s a fantasy, being able to sing happy birthday without causing ear pain in others would be nice.

Tell us something about yourself that not many people know: I love shrimp chips.

What is something you have done recently, or are about to do, that you are proud of?

Please share your favorite quote or slogan: There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate?

Anything else you’d like to share with us?!  I have two adorable nieces and a vicious four-legged nephew who will totally rip your throat out. When he’s not busy getting belly rubs.