Zoe Owens

January 02, 2013

Ten Questions With ... Zoe Owens

Job on campus and department you work in: Recruitment Specialist, College of Applied Sciences and Arts

How long at SIU Carbondale: 3-and-one-half years

Hometown: East St Louis.

When you were a youngster, what did you want to be when you grew up? I wanted to be a lawyer.

If you could choose another profession, what would it be and why?  I would be a chef.  I would love to make culinary masterpieces.

What is one random fact about you? I’m a germaphobe.

What three things are at the top of your bucket list? My bucket list includes learning to ice skate, visiting Africa, and visiting every state in the USA.

If you could take a photograph of your life, what would the picture be?  The picture would have a winding road that is smooth in some areas, bumpy in others, and the end would lead to eternal life.

Are you a collector?  What do you collect, and how did you get started?  Annie Lee figurines.


What is one word to describe you?  Tenacious  


What was your first car?  Would you like to have it again?  Why or why not?  My first car was a 1991 Pontiac 6000 and I would not like to have it again because the blinkers stopped working.

If you could meet an historical person, who would it be and what would you talk about?  If I could meet a historical person, it would be Anne Frank.  I would talk to her about how the writings of a young girl help generation after generation deal with fear, prejudice, and injustice.

What is your pet peeve?  My pet peeve is constant excuses.