1. Tell us about yourself! Write 1 paragraph to help us get to know you better.
Hey there! I’m Christian (yes, like the religion hehe) and I am new to the blogging world (visit my tiny blog at www.ckitamura.blogspot.com)! I’m originally from Honolulu, Hawaii but am loving living in Los Angeles for the past five years and enjoying everything this city has to offer. I think most people who know me will tell you that I have two passions that have helped mold and “define” me: I absolutely love dance and I love the world of medicine. I’ve been dancing for the past 14 years and have loved everything from ballet, jazz, contemporary, hula, and hip hop. Dance is the artistic expression of myself and all of my friends and family know that I thrive in the spotlight and love being on stage. Alongside dance, I’ve pretty much always knew I wanted to be a physician and have been working hard to make my dreams happen. I’m a 2nd year medical student at UCLA and it is crazy how time flies so quickly! I enjoy talking with people and building long-term relationships, which is why I’ve really been drawn to Primary Care Medicine. In my free time, I love spending time with my family and friends because they are so fun and it makes me happy to be around the people I love! Speaking of the people I love, I’ve been blessed to have found a wonderful guy who loves me and makes me feel so special and happy. J I’ve been with my boyfriend Jeff for the past 6 months but it has been long-distance the ENTIRE time since he lives back home in Hawaii while I live here in L.A….definitely something challenging but it’s been worth it every second. In a nutshell, I’m just a girl who enjoys life, is laid-back, and loves girly things…aka DSK Jewelry!
2. Write 1 paragraph about why you would like to represent the DSK brand. Tell us how you learned of DSK Jewelry, what you like about DSK and why you deserve to be the next DSK Jewelry Model.
Just like many other people out there, I learned about DSK Jewelry from the beautiful Holly Ann-AeRee. I started watching Holly’s make up tutorials last Fall and when I was scrolling through her older videos I saw her vids about DSK Jewelry and her always mentioning “DSK Steph”. From seeing her first necklace, the AB Signature Heart, I was immediately drawn to it and found the DSK blog. I loved EVERYTHING I saw on the DSK site and read every old post and every note on the sidebar feeling very impressed that Steph took it upon herself to follow her dreams and put her heart and soul into what she loves. It took a while for me to buy anything at first and I just browsed and oogled for a few months until I couldn’t resist anymore and wanted to invest in a couple of necklaces that I loved because they were so beautiful, elegant, and something special I could wear everyday as signature items. I wear them everywhere and carry the DSK Jewelry business card in my wallet now because I will get compliments from everyone! I would love to be a representative for DSK Jewelry because I truly believe in the company and feel that I relate to Steph’s passion of following one’s dream. It would be an honor to be added to the beautiful DSK Model Team and help promote Steph’s work.
3. Q&A (a-z 26 questions!)
a. What's your name?Nickname? My name is Christian Kitamura. Friends will call me either Chrissy or Chris. I don’t like it when people call me ‘Kristen’ or ‘Christina’ or ‘Christine’…that’s not my name! haha yes I have a boys name but I’ve learned to love it.
b. How old are you? 23 years old.
c. When's your birthday? March 13….I was born on Friday the 13th so now that’s my lucky number!
d. How tall are you? 5’ 2”…like every other Asian girl hehe
e. What is your career?If you're a student, what is your major? I am going to start my 2nd year of medical school. I’m planning to go into Internal Medicine or Family Medicine when I apply for Residency.
f. Are you single? Boyfriend? Girlfriend? Married? Children? It's Complicated? Happily taken…I’ve been with my boyfriend for the past 6 months…but long-distance >_< face="Wingdings"> Yes it was as awesome and wonderful as everyone thinks. I love Hawaii and love my home. I currently live in Los Angeles and have been here for the past 5 years. I do love L.A. too and I think it’s been good for me to live away from home for part of my life.
h. Do have siblings? Nope, I’m an only child.
i. What's your ethnicity? I am 100% Japanese…to be really specific I am 75% Japanese and 25% Okinawan. If you don’t know what that is you can google it…basically Okinawa is part of Japan but the culture is distinct from the rest of Japan and in Hawaii people do distinguish it. It’s the reason why I don’t look like a typical Japanese girl. ;)
j. What's your favorite food? Oooo that is SO TOUGH…I would say I could eat good quality sushi (I’ve been spoiled by my Grandma….I’m really picky about the quality of the fish) or Thai food every day if given the choice.
k. What are 5 words that describe you? Be Creative! Performer, Nerd, Compassionate, Beauty-Addict, Sleep-a-holic…yes I made up my own word, that’s creative right? :P
l. What would the title of your autobiography be? Dance Like No One’s Watching
m. What would you do if a vending machine stole your money? Hah this happens to me all the time L….I stomp the ground, make a huffy sound, blurt out an expletive ;) and walk away thirsty and/or hungry. HAH
n. Do you have a tattoo? Nope. If so, where?! If no, would you get a tattoo? No….I don’t think I could handle the pain!
o. How many piercings do you have? Just two, one on each earlobe….perfect for DSK earrings! ;)
p. What your favorite feature? I would have to say my eyes…got them from my Dad J
What's your least favorite? Hah what a loaded question…I’ll be frank and say my extra “hairy-ness”. LOL Okinawans are known to be hairy and have thick dark hair…while it’s nice to have lots of hair on my head I definitely don’t appreciate the thick arm hair, leg hair, face hair O_O….haha sorry for the overshare.
q. How many languages can you speak, and which ones? Just English….nothing interesting L. I wish I spoke Japanese!
r. What's your zodiac sign? I’m a Pisces and a Rabbit…my boyfriend is a Dog so we fit in the Chinese zodiac! Hee hee
s. What's your dream job? My dream job would be something where I would have a private practice in Primary Care AND also have time to dance or run a dance studio…LOL a girl can dream right?
t. What's your favorite thing to do on the weekends? Anyone in my family and friends will tell you…I LOVE TO SLEEP IN…haha! The weekends are my time to be lazy, catch up on sleep from the week, and enjoy being a sloth. Oh and of course I enjoy doing the occasional shopping trip or going out to eat!
u. Do you have any phobias? I’m scared of snakes…eek! I also have a fear of being a disappointment in life…does that count as a phobia? :P
v. What's your favorite pick up line? K I’ll be nerdy on this one: “If I could be any enzyme I would be DNA Helicase…because I’d love to unzip your GENES.” HAH
w. What's your ring tone? K this is old but I keep forgetting to look for a new one….It’s Kei$ha – “Tik Tok”….okay now you all can laugh *hangs head in shame*
x. What's your favorite song? That is so tough to pick just one…I’ll say that I could listen to “2 is better than 1” by Boys Like Girls over and over again since it’s me and my boyfriend’s “song”. ^_^
y. What makes you laugh? LOTS of things! Seeing funny things (like those Old Spice commercials), hearing funny stories or jokes, and being silly with friends. I laugh every day and I think that’s a good thing.
z. I can't wait till: ________(Fill in the blank) :D I finish medical school and can hopefully move back to Hawaii!
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