April 23, 2016 | 1208 Washington Place | Columbia, SC | 9pm-2am
Interview by Tiana McGee of A.Bevy at Winthrop University
Jalen Youmans says his open mind is his most impressionable trait. The Brunson, SC native and Clemson University student is willing to see other perspectives to understand the world and lead effectively in every way. Youmans believes authenticity is where true beauty lies. The most genuine and creative things come out of it. Authenticity gives us freedom to do more for the world overall. If he could impress anything onto this world, it would be the idea that we are all different, but we can and are still one. He hopes that others see how amazing it is to be different and think about the simple beauties in life, like watching the sun rise, more than self indulging. “Enjoy life.”
What do you believe is the most "impressive" and memorable trait, talent, or value that you possess and why?
"Being open minded. I'm willing to see others perspective to understand the world more and lead effectively in any way possible."
Why do you think it is important for young adults to be "authentic" and true to themselves in today's society?
"That's where true beauty lies and the most genuine and creative things come out of that. It gives us freedom to do more for the world overall."
If you could impress upon, give, or leave anything to this world, what would it be?
"The idea that we are all different, but we can and are still one. Hoping that others see how amazing that is and think about the simple beauties more instead of being self indulge like just watching the sun rise is a miracle in itself. Enjoying life."
What authentic impression will you leave?
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