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Benjamin Klopfenstein
DMU-CPMS Class of 2021

Q: What has been your most interesting experience since arriving at DMU?
A: The overall academic rigor has been intriguing to me.

Q: What is your favorite meal?
A: My favorite meal is a four-way tie. I love shrimp and grits, seared scallops, sushi, and beef liver with onions.

Q: If you could choose any mentor (living or deceased), who would it be and why?
A: My mentor would have to be Plato. He is arguably the greatest philosopher of all time and provides the foundation for thought in his book, "The Republic."

Q: Share one small change you made in your life that had a big impact.
A: Powerlifting and making efforts to do some sort of physical training everyday has been a stabilizer in my life.

Q: What would you title/name your autobiography?
A: Redefining Country

Q: Finish this sentence, "People would be surprised to learn that I..."
A: ...have been to 16 different countries in my lifetime.
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