"I always think of life through a scientific lens. So even with pictures of myself, I think of genetics. Is that dimple from Amma (Mom)? My smile looks like Acha's (Dad's), right? Seeing my parents in my own reflection...I just find it so fascinating for some reason. It's probably an Asian filial piety thing."

"I want to portray myself in a way that commands attention solely through presence, whether it's with a laugh or with a serious 'You don't want to mess with me' sort of look. After all, versatility is a great asset to have."