“To go fast, go alone. To go far, go together.” Meet Beedie Luminary Preston Lai.
What is your field of study and why does it interest you?
My field of study is commerce because I have always been passionate about entrepreneurship and working to find solutions to make a difference in the world.
What is the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?
“Getting out of your comfort zone is the best way to learn and advance.”
What would you name the autobiography of your life?
Keep Moving Forward.
Do you have a motto or personal mantra?
“To go fast, go alone. To go far, go together.”
What was the last experience that made you a better person?
Doing morning meditation to help gather my thoughts and to start my day with a moment of relaxation.
What is something you learned in the last week?
To strive to be better than I was yesterday.
Who inspires you and why?
Elon Musk because he inspires me to never give up and to learn as much as I can.
What would people be surprised to find out about you?
I enjoy rereading some of my favourite fantasy stories like Harry Potter or Percy Jackson – nothing beats a good bit of escapism and nostalgia.
What is your favourite thing about being a part of Beedie Luminaries?
The supportive community and various opportunities to help me through my undergrad.Back To Top