Student Spotlight: Juli Lopez

Student Spotlight: Juli Lopez

Major: Studio Art/Art History

Sport: Swim

Year: Senior

What is your full name?

Julianna Paola Lopez

Where did you grow up?

Los Angeles, Duarte, CA

Who did you look up to growing up?

I looked up to all women in my life.

How long have you been competing in your sport?

10 years

What/who got you into your sport?

I did it on my own I always loved swimming for fun and told my mom I wanted to swim!

What is your favorite thing about your sport?

I love the team quality as well as it could be completely individual. Having my swim family that support me through this is also awesome!

What is your favorite color?

Blue

What is your favorite food/drink?

Any Asian cuisine, COFFEE

What is song do you have on repeat right now?

When the party's over by Billie Eilish

Or

Church by BJ the Chicago kid 

Who is your favorite celebrity and why?

I don't have one, sorry

But one of my favorite artist is Carrie Mae Weems I recently heard her talk and it was one of the highlights of my life, she is a black artist that works in photography and she is extremely dynamic and a complete powerhouse in the art world.

What is something you want to do before you graduate?

I would like to swim every event that makes me uncomfortable, also hike Mount Diablo.

What is your favorite class this semester and why?

Artist using photography, I've always loved photography and I really love the professor for this course.