Jillian Hughes

Major: Animal Science

Dream Job: I am undecided about exactly what I want to do. Right now, I am considering being a vet or ER surgeon – ultimately, I want a job where I can help people and/or animals.

Favorite NMSU Experience / What advice do you have for other students? This is the best period to figure out who you are and what you want to do – so don’t be afraid to try new things or step out of your comfort zone. Additionally, if you aren’t happy with what you are doing, especially if it has to do with your major, then don’t wait too long to make a change in your life.

Who is your biggest role model? Either Melody Hagaman-Burns (high school computer science teacher) or Dr. Diana Dugas (high school internship coordinator/mentor).

What is your favorite quote? I work hard so my dog can have a better life.

Favorite music artist: The Oh Hellos.

Favorite TV Show: Scooby Doo.

Favorite Snack: Chips/Popcorn.

Favorite extracurricular activity Either Reading or Painting.

What would your superpower be? Teleportation.