15 inches of fame: Mina Lee

Compiled by Janica Kaneshiro | Staff Writer

Photo by Janica Kaneshiro

Senior Mina Lee said she has a passion for the Harry Potter franchise, art and movies. She said she’s most defined as weird”, a term she’s comfortable with.

What college are you going to and what’s your intended major?
“I’m going to [College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning] (DAAP) at UC, and I’m majoring in interior design.”

What’s your biggest passion in life?
“[My biggest passion is] just trying to get the most out of [life]. I want to try to see everything I can.”

What’s one thing you’re absolutely obsessed with?
“Movies. I love movies. It’s hard [to pick a favorite]; there are so many. But I’d have to say ‘Children of Men.’”

If you could pick any job that you could hold for the rest of your life, what would you do?
“I’ve always wanted to design houses like interior design[ers], except with characters. Like, let’s say somebody wanted a random Batman lair; I would totally do that.”

If you could spend the day with a famous person, dead or alive, who would you spend it with?
“Oh my gosh, Brad Pitt. Always.”

If you were to grow a garden, what would be in it?
“I would grow everything from ‘Harry Potter.’”

If you could talk to animals, which one would you talk to?
“A lion. I kind of want to adopt a lion, so I might as well get to know [one].”

Leonardo DiCaprio or Johnny Depp?
“Johnny Depp. He has that wild look about him.”

What would you say is your most defining characteristic?
“People just call me weird. They don’t really have a better word for it, just ‘weird.’ But I’m okay with that.”