Name: Elishama Michel
Nickname: Eli, Mah bEli
From: Leesburg, VA (NoVa)
Major: Engineering Science w/ Nanomedicine Concentration and Chemistry
Voice Part: Tenor, Baritone; Alto/Soprano on a good day
Favorite CHoosE song: “Who I Am Hates Who I’ve Been” (Relient K)
Favorite Bible Verse: “Have pity on me, O God. Have pity on me, because my soul takes refuge in you. I will take refuge in the shadow of your wings until destructive storms pass by.” – Psalm 57:1
Likes: Violin, Harmonica, Medicine, Research, Long Naps, Choreography; Friday Night Lights, CANDY, Smoothies
Outside of CHoosE, I: Play basketball, Undergraduate Researcher in the Pharmacology Department, Phi Delta Theta fraternity, UVa Health Systems Scribe, National Society for Black Engineers, UVa Engineering Student Council – 4th Year Board, Inner Varsity Christian Fellowship, ALEPH Philanthropy, Student Ambassador for Center for Diversity in Engineering
Favorite Part About Being in CHoosE: Being able to sing and having someone instantly harmonize with you! I simply love to make music and having such a supportive, warm family like CHoosE only makes it so much easier.
Best WhatShouldACappellaCallMe .gif to Describe Me: Guys who can sing higher than most girls.