1. M. Killpack told me: You are smart enough. You are good enough. And doggonit people like you.
  2. Mom: You can never control other people. You can only control yourself.
  3. Dad: Never have a weak hand shake. And never break eye contact.
  4. L. Greenstone: It okay to show emotions. Everyone has them. Even you.
  5. Brother: Don't be afraid to ask questions.