Cina and Sam Karimaghaei

Classification: FreshmenTwin brothers, Cina and Sam Karimaghaei wearing longhorn shirts and showing Hook 'Em sign.

Hometown: The Woodlands, Texas

Research Area: 
Cina and Sam: Interested in the Cellular and Bioprocess Engineering track, as well as pre-medicine

The biggest challenge since coming to college: 
Sam: Learning to live independently and being away from my home and family.

My favorite place to eat in Austin 
Cina: 24 Diner

Student involvement:
Cina: I am a member of Alpha Phi Sigma, which is a pre-med honor society, and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.
Sam: Alpha Phi Sigma Pre-Med National Honor Society, Terry Scholars Student Association, and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.

Favorite class:
Cina and Sam: Organic Chemistry 

Favorite TV Show:
Cina: The Blacklist
Sam: Prison Break

Three things most people don’t know about me:
Cina: 1. I have a first-degree black belt in Taekwondo, 2. I enjoy kayaking, and 3. I have been to Carlo’s Bake Shop from TLC’s Cake Boss.
Sam: 1. I am a first-degree black belt, 2. I enjoy playing badminton, and 3. The longest drive I have ever been on was from Houston, Texas, to Vancouver, Canada.