Konnect Spotlight on Members

Spotlight on Members: Suckhwan (Sam) Chon


I am hoteling from: 

Oakton, Virginia.

What made you decide to hotel or stay on campus? 

Mandatory teleworking due to COVID-19 guidance.

Do you have any hobbies or activities that you are passionate about? Can you briefly share it with us?

Passionate about wine, cooking or exploring restaurants, hiking and photography (I have full frame Sony Alpha II).  I used to live in the Pacific Northwest (living in the rain), where I appreciated a mug of coffee, wine and IPA. You will surprise to get to know that Washington is home to 940+ wineries, while Oregon is fast approaching with over 725.

Favorite book or movie:

My Left Foot (1989) and Slumdog Millionaire (2008).

Favorite restaurant or food:

Not that I can afford everyday but Inn at Little Washington. For brunch, Boulangerie Christophe (amazing baguette, croissants/croissant type pastries). For a hole in the all restaurant, Pioneer Pit Beef.

Favorite weekend activities:

Exploring restaurants, attending local events, hiking, and road trips to explore small towns around Virginia and Maryland.

Any new skillset you’ve picked up during this pandemic?

Vacuuming and cooking different dishes around the world.

What is your motto?

“Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.” – C.S Lewis

Shout out to other KAIPO members close to you (any messages you want to send to other member(s)):  

Want to get to know my KAPIO members in person.

Anything else you want to share with KAIPO?

Canada border will be open soon (August 9th).

Any words of encouragement you want to share with the members during the pandemic?

“Tough times never last, but tough people do.” – Robert H. Schuller


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