nicholaskennedy nicholaskennedy

1120 posts   1093 followers   833 followings

Nick Kennedy  Proud Fresnan. Berkeley Haas '18. Be intentional about the person you want to become. High-Speed Rail supporter & believer in Downtown Fresno.

It's weird to think that exactly one year ago I was so nervous to find out whether I would be admitted into @ucberkeleyofficial. Sometimes the pressures of this institution are so great, I wonder why I am here at all. From a system that rewards competition over collaboration to recruiting for a summer internship on up through Spring Break and beyond, unsure if the effort will amount to anything at all. Despite all of my worries, I will not lose sight of where it is that I have come from. I will not lose sight of the privilege that it is to be here. I did not let the struggle of my childhood define me before I decided to go to college, and I will not let these struggles define me today. I will be grateful. I will be persistent. I will cherish these moments while I have them. I will persevere as I have done since I was a little boy. I will continue to chart my own path, in whatever shape that takes.

I am going to begin taking more portraits. Here is my first.
The beautiful, playful, and deeply intelligent @kayarrarr, everyone.

The sun was only here for a short time, so I thought I'd take advantage of it and take this picture.

Pizza & beer with the homie @jonbrazie. Yes, we're grown men. Yes, this is a selfie. #PALentinesday

Happy Valentine's Day everyone. Whether you have a significant other or not, let today be a good day. Celebrate your love or celebrate your freedom. I'll be celebrating my freedom this evening with the @jonbrazie. If anyone cares to join, you know how to reach me.

Got to see @foghornstringband play last night at @freightandsalvage with @kayarrarr. The band also had @jasavoy joining them throughout the set with a lot of Cajun tunes. Great to see Berkeley has a community of people that support this kind of music.

Lunch for one and an interesting read.

In Fresno for the weekend. Let's hang.

I'll be speaking on a panel this Sunday at a music industry workshop at Tower District Records. Come by and learn about branding and growing your project, working DIY, and knowing when it's appropriate to consider seeking management, a record label, or a booking agent.

Time to dig back in.

3ft birthday burrito.

Bethovens 9th by UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra.

Most Popular Instagram Hashtags