About

Spotlight Asmara Holmes

Name: Asmara Holmes

Age: 21

Hometown: Silver Spring, Maryland

High school: John F. Kennedy

Major: Communications

Expected graduation date: Fall 2018

Why did you choose Dalton State? Dalton State gave me the opportunity to still play collegiate soccer, as well as get an education.

What do you plan to do after graduation? Take a little break from school, hopefully work at PR firm, then fingers crossed, obtain a law degree.

What activities are you involved in on campus? SGA, athletic intern, women's soccer team.

Where is your favorite study spot? The tables in the back corner of the library.

Where is your favorite hangout? Pope

What is your best memory so far as part of the Roadrunner Nation? Beating the odds, and finishing fourth in the SSAC, when they listed us as seventh (which was second to last).

What do you feel most proud of? Being able to make my mother proud.

If you could only keep five possessions, what would they be? My phone, car, laptop, and my two dogs Stich and Jermaine that I do not actually have yet but I'm still including them.

If you won the lottery, what would you do? Try to make more money out of it.

What is a skill you’d like to learn and why? Produce music, I think this is the coolest thing. It is so interesting watching people make a complete beat from scratch.

What cheers you up? My friends and family.

What is your favorite book? “Invisible Man”

Who would play you in the movie version of your life? Kerry Washington, just because she is Olivia Pope.

If you could go back in history, who would you like to meet? Biggie, or JFK.

What is your favorite app? Snapchat

Where is your favorite place to eat? Any place I can get sushi.

What did you want to be when you were a kid? An architect, until I took my first algebra class. 

What does it mean to you to be part of the Roadrunner Nation? Being a part of Roadrunner Nation allows me to feel a sense of community. We are a growing institution, and it’s exciting to see how your own personal accomplishments help build the reputation of this school.