Location: Houston, TX United States
Number of times previously entering contest: 1
Inspired by: This is what inspired my son, who going to be a freshman at Clear Brook High School in Friendswood, Texas. My inspiration usually comes from research I do in school, which then gets me to trying to create new designs and see what works out. I have been strongly influenced by my middle school robotics team, which really got me into engineering and designing my own projects. With new skills I acquired through robotics, I am able to expand my imagination and create new designs that could have the potential of changing things in the world. Additionally, a lot of my motivation comes from my parents and my friends. I am able to openly show my ideas without the fear of being judged because of them. One of the most inspirational people in my life was my robotics mentor, who inspired me to keep on using my mind to find new ways to think through problems and flaws in my designs, and to keep on working and improving, even when I think I have a flawless design.