Student Spotlight quarantine edition: Esme Chavez Jimenez

By Emma Russell

Student Life Editor

Hometown: Las Vegas, Nev.

Where you’re quarantining: Las Vegas, Nev.

Major(s):International Studies

Minor(s): Peace and Conflict Studies 

Year: Freshman 

Clubs/Organizations: Chavez Jimenez is part of the Student Government Association Diversity Committee, is a Center for Career Development Apprentice, an Alpha Chi Omega Sister, and is in the National Society of Leadership and Success.

Plans after Washington College: “After graduating WC, I plan to travel the world and become a diplomat,” Chavez Jimenez said.

Plans after COVID-19: “Visit Los Cabos,” she said.

What’s been keeping you busy during quarantine: “It’s difficult setting up a routine when everything is virtual, but I like to keep myself busy by joining new clubs on campus,” she said.

Learned something new: “Through quarantine I basically became the handyman of the house which was fun. I learned how to do basic maintenance work like changing air filters and fixing the boiler,” Chavez Jimenez said.

Your quarantine show, movie, and/or book: Chavez Jimenez has been watching “Friends.”

Work/Internship: N/A

Fun Fact: “I went to an Academy where I learned radio protocol and tactics to prepare my then goal of becoming a police officer,” she said.

Advice for students in quarantine: “Don’t be hard on yourself, everyone is going through it, in the moments that you feel overwhelmed go for a walk and enjoy nature—it’s refreshing,” she said.

Featured Photo caption: Photo of freshman Esme Chavez Jimenez. Photo Courtesy of Esme Chavez Jimenez.

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