The enthusiasm in the Class of 2021 Facebook page is off the charts, so we decided to bring back our “Tell Us About Yourself(ie)” series, which will highlight profiles of incoming students in the Class of 2021 from now until August Orientation.

If you are a member of Champlain’s Class of 2021 and are interested in sharing your selfie, check out how at the bottom of this post.

Kristen Mallia, ‘21 // Marketing // Basking Ridge, NJ

Instagram: kristenelysemallia

Our motto is “Let Us Dare.” What was the last thing you dared to do?

I tried new jumps at the terrain park while snowboarding.

Do you have any quirky study habits?

I like to be laying down, as comfortable as possible, in bed. I’m actually very productive that way.

What’s your spirit animal?

Sloth, they have the life.

How closely do you align with your zodiac sign?

Libra: almost 100% accurate.

What’s your favorite breakfast food?

Leftover pizza or pasta.

Describe your perfect day:

Wake up early to go snowboarding, leave after a few hours, come home, shower and go hang out with friends, get food and relax.

What’s your Netflix binge series?

Top Gear.

What’s the #1 item on your bucket list?

Own an Audi R8.

If you could have any superpower, what would it be?

Mind control, because you can do basically everything with it.

What’s something not many people know about you?

I’m adopted even though I look like my current parents.

If you’d like to be featured in an upcoming “Tell Us About Yourself(ie),” fill out this survey: and we’ll post the best answers!