Justin Zulu is elated to be taking Journalism in his freshman year of high school. His favorite parts of journalism are learning about different writing techniques, and getting to educate people about what is going on in the world. He chose to take Journalism so that he could expand his writing ability and meet more people from different backgrounds. He enjoys writing mostly soft news articles and feature stories. Zulu plans to use this course in the future by being able to work on more challenging projects, to improve his writing ability, and improve his verbal communication skills. Zulu’s favorite hobbies include playing video games, going to the beach, spending time with family, and playing sports. He believes that the most important personality traits to have are integrity, compassion, and responsibility. Zulu would describe himself as a passionate, competitive, empathetic, and intelligent individual. Zulu intends to study economics or journalism at the University of Maryland, and wants to constantly be a role model for his fellow peers and citizens. He is ecstatic to finish his first year of high school and learn more about Journalism each and every day.