J-Aggie of the Week Presents Jonathan Gabay!

Wednesday, 6 November, 2013 - 8:03 pm

  Jewish Aggie of the WEEK Presents…


What is your name?

Jonathan Gabay

What is your major and why did you decide to pursue such a degree?

Industrial Engineering… Because my horoscope said I should try new things.

Why did you choose Texas A&M?

It’s a great industrial engineering school.

What is your favorite book? Why?

Bringing Down the House because it is a very interesting true story (The movie 21 is based on it).

Where are you from?

Panama City, Panama

Where did you go to high school?

Instituto Alberto Einstein

What is your favorite Jewish food?

Don’t ask, cause I won’t tell.

What is your favorite food?

See above.

What is your favorite drink?

Dulce de Leche Milk Shake.

Favorite Jewish memory? Why?

My bar mitzvah because it was a day on which my whole family came together to watch me take the next step into manhood.

Have you ever traveled outside of the United States? If so, where? Which place was your favorite? For what reason?

Umm… Yes. I’ve been to a few places, Israel and Spain were among my favorites but my real favorite is Panama because it’s awesome.

Have you ever been to Israel? If so, what was the most moving/amazing/inspirational experience you had?

Yes I have. The most moving experience was a moment I had at the Kotel.

If you could go anywhere in the world where would you go?

A beach with a nice breeze, a hammock, and a cold drink.

If you had a message for the freshmen what would it be?

Enjoy the next 4-6 years.

If you could start university again what would you do differently?

I’d take this questionnaire more seriously.

What do you love most about being an Aggie? WHOOP!

Great school, great people, and the football team isn’t half bad.

What is your favorite class at university? Who teaches the class?

Social Psychology with Dr. Hicks.

What is your favorite color (think the whole Crayola color scheme)?

Scarlet Red.

Do you have any older or younger siblings?

One younger sister.

Do you have any animals? Can they do any neat tricks?

No animals.

What has been your favorite Jewish activity to date this past semester?

Chabad movie night.

Do you prefer to read the book or see the movie?

Read the book and then watch the movie.

What is your favorite movie?


In your spare time what do you like to do?

Hang out with friends, watch TV, and play sports (usually Football or American Football).

What was your favorite vacation?

Israel a few summers ago with most of my family.

Do you prefer living on campus or off campus? What would you recommend to freshmen?

Off-campus. As a freshman though, live on campus.

If you could have one wish for anything in the world what would it be?

World peace.

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