Nam Tran Biography


Nam Tran takes a break from class outside. Photo Credit: Ashley Wolff

By: Ashley Wolff, NewsNetNebraska

Nam Tran, 22, is a second year senior at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a double major in journalism and advertising. Born and raised in Lincoln, Tran went to Lincoln Southwest High School before attending UNL. Originally, Tran was a computer science major. After two years, however, he said he became overwhelmed and considered looking in a new direction. He said to himself, “Why not try journalism?”

Two years later, Tran believes he made the right decision. He is currently working for the Daily Nebraskan, and wants to work for a newspaper following graduation, which he expects to happen in Spring 2016. He hopes his future career lands him working online or possibly writing a sports blog.

Over the past summer, Tran studied art and architecture in the Czech Republic for two months.
Tran spends his free time watching his favorite soccer team, the Arsenal soccer team in London, England. He works at St. Elizabeth Hospital, and enjoys reading comics, which he calls a pretty expensive hobby. Currently, Tran’s three favorite apps are reddit, fotmob, and yahoo news.

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