Gregory Budd, also known as Greg is a 22-year-old, Hampton University Alumni from Woodbridge, Virginia. He’s currently taken (sorry ladies, I know he’s adorable!) and he has a BOMB job at the International Spy Museum. He has a deep love for history and wants to eventually pursue a job working for the Smithsonian Institution as an archivist. He also loves to and has a great talent for dance. He wants to in the future be able to teach and create a creative lane (or program) for his God-given gifts. Something unique about Greg is that when he was 10-years-old, he performed for Jay-Z in an NBA store!
How would you describe your personality in three words?
Dedicated, Funny, and Humble
Which do you prefer to listen to your heart or your brain? Why?
Heart because I feel like me heart sees the real in a situation while my brain sees the logical option.
Who is your celebrity crush?
Who do you think should make the first move males or females? Why?
Males because it is all in taking the initiative. If you know you have the confidence to start the conversation why not not make the first move?
How do you get a girl to know that you’re interested in her?
Be myself and make her laugh.
What’s the longest relationship you’ve been in? What did you learn?
3 years currently the relationship I am in now. I have learned to quit the selfish attitude and work together and treat your queen like a queen
What motivational words would you tell someone on the come-up?
Always work and have the ambition to put in that work. Like the Bible says Faith without works is dead.
What’s the most awkward date that you’ve ever been on?
Back in high school, I met a girl on Facebook who just so happened to go a rival high school in my city. We met each other at a track meet I was running at and as soon as she opened her mouth and her voice came out I was instantly ready to go. The whole track meet I kept trying to avoid her.
Where do you see yourself in the next five years?
Working in the National Park Service or the Smithsonian Museum as an archivist.
What is your favorite and least favorite thing about yourself?
My least favorite thing would be my skin, I got diagnosed with skin lupus during my sophomore year. And it creates small blotches on my skin that are very noticeable and becomes a pain at times. Especially when people ask and I have to explain it over and over. And my favorite thing about me is my smile. Like J Cole said we ain’t picture perfect but we worth the picture still.
Who has been the most influential person in your life?
My father because he is my greatest motivator and wise mind when I need help. He always seems to know how I’m feeling when I don’t. He is my best friend even thought I am his son you wouldn’t tell the difference
What’s your personal theme song?
Immortal- Kid Cudi
What are your lifetime ambitions?
Be married and have my dream job which would to be an archivist
What are your career goals?
Become an archivist for the Smithsonian Institution
How are you changing the world?
Teaching others in any way possible through dance, history, or life lessons.
What’s one thing you want the world to know about you and who you are?
I am an aspiring mind that just wants a chance to show how great I can be.
Why do guys tend to hide your feelings and not fully express them?
It has always been the status quo for a guy to be strong and fearless of what life throws at them. Personally, my dad is a solid rock if he did show any emotions he would show it in private. You could never know what he was thinking.
What do guys do to make them feel better after a long day? What are your forms of self-care?
Relax change from my work clothes, watch Netflix and just relax
What are you most afraid of living in today’s society?
Paying off my student loans
How do you seize and take advantage of every single day?
Wake up and smile. Once I smile it makes my day better and keeps me from letting anything negative mess it up I know I god has given me the opportunity to start a new day and make the most of it
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