For me, this summer is all about growth, change and exploration. I'm trying new things (like rock climbing), taking on new responsibilities (such as an internship at UNC hospital), and spending a lot of time figuring out who I am as an individual and how I can best cultivate my passions and talents. 

So after all that soul-searching, I decided that I obviously needed a new picture of myself for my website to replace the years-old grainy selfie of me and my dog. 

When my friend and fellow photographer Ryan McDowell agreed to take some for me, we headed to a secret spot outside of Chapel Hill (I was sworn to secrecy regarding the location, but I honestly have no idea where we were anyway). The sun was hot but beautiful, and in between my awkward modeling poses I managed to snap a few pictures. Stay tuned for my new bio picture!