Meet Sheldon, our new Project and Marketing Manager at Creative 7 Designs! Sheldon received his BS in Product Design from Walla Walla University and recently moved to the area from Portland, Oregon. He loves backpacking, hiking, racquet sports and anything outdoors. We asked him to answer a few questions so you could get to know him, here’s what he had to say:
Q: What’s your favorite song from the 90’s?
A: Black or White by Michael Jackson.
Q: What is your hot beverage of choice?
A: Coffee, with a bit of cream.
Q: What is your emotional response to the color yellow?
A: I like the color yellow as long as it is not on me!
Q: What is the weirdest pet you have ever had?
A: I had the privilege of owning a majestic bearded dragon. His name was Dragon and he would sit on my shoulder while I worked on homework.
Q: If you could have a conversation with anyone, alive or dead, who would it be?
A: Steve Jobs. I’d love to hear, first-hand, about his thought process.
Q: What was your favorite TV show growing up?
A: Bonanza, M*A*S*H, The Cosby Show.
Q: If you could have any one superpower, which would you choose?
A: Flight! It comes with endless possibilities to explore the world and just sounds like a blast.
Q: What does your name mean/does it suit you?
A: My name means “valley with steep sides” in Old English. I suppose it does! I used to not like my name but I have grown to embrace it.
Q: What gets you out of bed in the morning?
Q: Do you have any irrational fears?
A: I have a fear of heights, even when I’m in no danger whatsoever.
Q: What would the title of your memoir be?
A: Who Me?
Q: If you were a color, what would you be and why?
A: I would be the color blue because most of the clothes I own are some shade of the color blue.
Q: What are three things still left on your bucket list?
A: Live and work out of a van (#vanlife), travel to every continent, and successfully complete the PCT.
Q: Who was your favorite teacher and why?
A: My favorite teacher was, Pablo Wenceslao, the head of the product design program at Walla Walla University. He taught me how to bring God into my work.
Q: What did you want to be when you grew up?
A: A helicopter doctor.
Q: Which three words best describe you?
A: Caring. Funny. WEIRD.
Q: If you could travel in time, would you go to the past or the future? Why?
A: I would choose to travel to the future. I am extremely curious as to what the world will be like in a few decades and I do not have the patience to wait for the time to pass.
Q: How would you like to be remembered?
A: I would like to be remembered as someone who brought lots of joy to others.
Q: Do you have any random pastimes you enjoy?
A: I have a strange passion for the sport of pickleball. Some would call it an obsession. I also love backpacking, trail running, racquetball and anything in the outdoors.
Q: How would you describe what you do at work to a child?
A: I would tell them that I help people share their passions with others.
We are stoked to have Sheldon as the newest member of the Creative 7 Designs team! Check out all our Team Member’s Spotlight Posts and get to know the whole gang!