Name: Kenny Castillo

Age: 21

Hometown: Nicaragua

High school: Coahulla Creek

Major: Physics, engineering pathway

Expected graduation date: May 2025

Why did you choose Dalton State? It is the college that gives the best opportunity to the Hispanic community and helps you to grow.

What does it mean to you to be part of the Roadrunner Nation? It is a pleasure to be part of a community where always keep pushing forward and helping you to achieve your goal in different aspects.

What do you plan to do after graduation? Find a job in my field

Who is/was your favorite professor and why? Dr. Postell, he is the kind of person who is different than any other professor that I had. He evaluates just based on your test, there are no quizzes, homework or assignments. The way he teaches is hard, but it works because you really learn.

What activities are you involved in on campus? Orientation leader and LASO (Latin American Students Organization)

What are some of your favorite activities in and around Dalton? LASO activities and CAB. Personally, those are the best.

Where is your favorite study spot? Math and science lab. I spent so many hours last semester, and now, I love it.

What’s on your iPad? That’s a great question. I have so many apps but let focus is the most important:

  • Goodnotes –  where I take notes
  • Microsoft Office  
  • Pulse – A simple way to be in touch with my assignments
  • XMind – A app where I can create MINDMAPS if I need to
  • Kindle – Where I get my online books
  • Notion – The app where I organize my homework
  • Math – if I don’t understand a math problem the Math app can explain it for me

Favorite comfort food? Seafood and pasta

Favorite line from a movie? “The hardest choices require the strongest wills.”

What do you feel most proud of? Being an engineering major

If you won the lottery, what would you do? Pay my college, keep studying and invest in small businesses

What is your favorite childhood memory? When my best friend fell into a hole

If you could go back in history, who would you like to meet? Albert Einstein

What is your favorite app? It depends. If we talk about social media, easy, Instagram. If talk about productivity, I would say Goodnotes

Where is your favorite place to eat? There is not a favorite place, just a favorite person to be with.  

What did you want to be when you were a kid? Engineering

As a Roadrunner, what does it mean to Run Boldly? Always pursuit your goals no matter what and be aware of any obstacle that you can afront.