Student Employee Spotlight: Nikki Grundy

Nikki Grundy is a sophomore zoology major from Northbrook, Illinois. She is a member of the Wildlife Club and is a member of Chi Omega Women’s Fraternity. As a student employee for Miami University Dining, she spends a few hours a week serving Bell Tower’s delicious meals to the student body.

We know all about Miami dining, so we sat down with Nikki to ask a few questions and to learn a little more about her.

Q: If you could be any kitchen utensil, which kitchen utensil would you be?

A: Garbage disposal because I don’t have one at my house and I think they’re really cool.

Q: If your personality was a texture, which texture would it be?

A: Rough.

Q: What is the coolest place you’ve been?

A: Big Sur in California.

Q: What is the best gift you’ve ever received?

A: Roger Waters tickets! I cried.

Q: What do you want to be when you grow up?

A: I want to work in wildlife rehabilitation.

Q: What is your favorite place to eat on campus?

A: La Mia Cucina.

Q: What would you want to be famous for?

A: Singing. I would love to be a singer.

Q: If your life was a book, what would be the title?

A: “What Am I Doing?”

Q: Who would you want to play you in a movie about your life?

A: Emma Watson; don’t even have to think about it.

Q: What is your go-to fun fact?

A: I have a motorcycle.

Q: What is your go-to joke?

A: What’s black and white and red all over?

… A sunburnt penguin!

Q: To where do you most want to travel?

A: South Africa.

Q: What one meal would you eat for the rest of your life?

A: Steak.

Q: When are you happiest?

A: Oh, we’re getting deep. Probably just when I’m staying at home and hanging out with
my family.

Q: What is the best compliment you’ve ever received?

A: That I appear very confident.

Q: If you could only listen to one song for the rest of your life what song would it be?

A: “Can’t You See” by The Marshall Tucker Band.

Q: What is your spirit animal?

A: A lion.

Q: What are you currently binge-watching?

A: 30 Rock.

Q: If you could be anyone dead or alive for one day who would you be?

A: Nikki Minaj … I just feel like I would feel so good about myself for the whole day.

Q: What would your band be named?

A: Bad Girls Only

Bonus joke from Nikki:

What did one lawyer say to the other lawyer?

… We’re both lawyers.

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