21 Questions With … Luchi Mmegwa

NEW FRESHMAN CLASS PREZ LUCHI MMEGWA ’14 WANTS TO MAKE FROSH HAPPY, YEARNS FOR A TROPICAL ESCAPE, SEEKS A BETTER AFRICA

Princeton PrideName: Luchi Mmegwa
Age: 17
Major: Undecided, maybe politics/economics?
Hometown: Lagos, Nigeria (But I’ve lived in Accra, Toronto, Pittsburgh, and Atlanta)
Eating Club/Residential College/Affiliation: Rocky!!!

What was your initial reaction after winning the election?
I was ecstatic, I jumped and screamed, all in my boxers as I had just gotten out of bed.

Who’s your favorite Princetonian, living or dead, real or fictional?
General David Petraeus.

What’s the best meal you’ve eaten in Princeton?
Braised lamb shanks.

In one sentence, what do you actually do all day?
I meet people, work, and wish I worked out that day.

What is your greatest guilty pleasure?
Sushi.

In 10 words or less, what are your plans as freshman class president?
Get people free stuff, plan cool events, make frosh happy.

Do you know all the words to Old Nassau?
No, but I wanna learn.

What is your biggest fear?
Birds.

What do you hate most about Princeton?
The fact that we don’t have a winter campus on a tropical island.

What’s your drink?
When in countries where it’s legal, I enjoy a rum and coke.

What makes you laugh?
Modern Family.

What makes you cry?
Fox News.

Where do you do your best thinking?
In the forest.

When’s bedtime?
3 am.

What’s your personal anthem?
All I Do Is Win.

Where is the best place on campus?
Rocky Dining Hall.

Where is the worst place on campus?
My room during exam time.

Who is your mortal enemy?
Luis Alberto Suarez (the Uruguayan footballer who dashed Ghanaian dreams in the World Cup).

In 25 years, you will be…
In a position to better Africa.

Where do you go to study alone?
East Pyne.

What makes someone a Princetonian?
Intellectual prowess in some field, commitment to performing at his or her best, and ORANGE PRIDE!

    By Giri Nathan on October 25th 2010, 5:04pm
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