Professional Profile: Justin Barros 2017

Justin Barros

Name: Justin Barros

Title: Vice President of Student Organization

Company: Construction Institute

Location: Connecticut

Birthplace: N/A

Education: University of Hartford

Organization: National Organization of Minority Architects

Title: President 

Association: Construction Institute

Title: Vice President of Student Organization. 

Degree: Associates of Architectural Engineering Technology. Currently working on my bachelors of science for Architectural Engineering Technology

Minor: Business Management and Civil Engineering

Military: 2 years in the United States Marine Corp Reserve as an Infantry Mortar man. 

What would you want a new employer to know about you? I am tireless in my efforts to grow as an employee, as well as an individual. Playing sports and military training has instilled in me a desire to always become better.

Where do you see yourself in 10 years? On a project as the project manager or possibly the lead architect.

Favorite novel: “Welcome to the Monkey House” by Kurt Vonnegut, short stories 

Favorite film: Grease, I have many good memories of watching it with my mother as we sang along to the music when I was a child.

Hobbies: Cooking, playing sports and trying new things 

Keys to success: Work hard and be adaptable to change. 

Do you have a mentor? My father, he taught me to gain the insight of others

If you had to choose a different profession, what would it be? A chef. Cooking is a unique art form that involves constructing dishes visually beautiful as well as palatable.