Get to know MLP Big Brother, David Roden!

Year: Second Year
Major: Undeclared
Hometown: Fairfax, VA

What do you miss most about your hometown when you’re at UVA?
I do not miss anything in particular about my town, but rather my family and friends who live there.

Why are you passionate about your program at the Women’s Center?
I’m passionate about the Men’s Leadership Project because I think that better education and positive encouragement is vital for the youth in America today.

What made you choose UVA over other schools you applied to?
UVA was my top choice for my whole life so when I got in it was an easy decision.

What has surprised you about UVA?
The biggest surprise to me about UVA is the diversity of thought. I’ve been exposed to world views and beliefs with which I was previously unfamiliar. I greatly value being a part of a diverse and intellectually challenging community.

What’s a fun fact you’d like people to know about you?
I am a huge Redskins and Wizards fan.

If you could have coffee with anyone from history, who would it be and why?
I would have coffee with Jesus, as among other things, it would give me a more concrete and personal understanding of the ultimate role model.