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.

Mikaylan Diallo, ‘21 // Psychology // Chicago, IL

Snapchat: Mikayland

Why did you choose Champlain?

SKIING! And of course the Upside-Down Curriculum.

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

Jumped out a plane…SIKE, went pool hopping in Hawaii.

Do you have any quirky study habits?

I always review my information/notes three or five times. Never four, never twice.

Physical book or e-book?

Physical, I like putting notes in books

If you were a soda, what kind would you be?

Cranberry Ginger Ale, because people don’t really know about me, but once they get a taste, they’re addicted!

How closely do you align with your zodiac sign?

PERFECTLY!! I have lots of energy and love hanging out with people.

What’s your favorite meme?

Inner me—Kermit the Frog.

If you could be any mythical creature, what would you be and why?

Mermaid, because I love chilling in the ocean and would totally love styling my hair with seashells.

Which celebrity would you most like to meet?


What’s something not many people know about you?

I runway model from Designer, Stevie Boi.

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!