NORRIS KAYITARE

College Counselor

Norris is a Bridge2Rwanda Fellow from Group 3 who is now working as the College Counselor at Bridge2Rwanda's Leadership Academy. He helps in guiding students through the college search and application process. He spends much of his time visiting universities and getting to know each student in order to match students to the right schools. In addition, he helps students develop their personal essays and college lists and register for official exams such as the SAT and TOEFL. Before joining the Bridge2Rwanda team, Norris earned his undergraduate degree in Mathematical Economics from Pitzer College.

ABOUT NORRIS

ONE THING I'VE LEARNED ?

You can easily judge the character of someone by how they treat those who can do nothing for them.

BEST ADVICE I EVER GOT ?

Look for something positive in each day, even if some days you may have to look a little harder

FAVORITE BOOK, MOVIE, OR PIECE OF ART ?

Favorite book:  A Song of Ice and Fire by George RR Martin

SOMEONE I ADMIRE ?

J Cole

SOMETHING I'M PASSIONATE ABOUT ?

Working with young people and seeing them succeed

SOMETHING MOST PEOPLE DON'T KNOW ?

Chuck Norris and I have the same birthday (technically)