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2 minutes with... Daniel King

4 January, 2018

In our latest two-minute staff interview, we chat to Kings Boston's Daniel King.

What do you do here at Kings Boston?
I'm an instructor and a Progression Advisor at Kings Boston. I have the best of both worlds in that I work with students both inside and outside the classroom! As an instructor I work with students to improve their English skills and achieve their various goals. As a Progression Advisor, I work with transfer students and help to guide them through all the aspects of the complicated American university system!

How long have you worked at Kings and what did you do before?
I've been with Kings Boston for three years now. Before joining this incredible team, I was teaching in Spain.

What do you enjoy most about your job?
That's an easy question — helping students. Watching students achieve and surpass their goals is an experience like no other.

What do you like most about Boston and Chestnut Hill?
Having lived in and around Boston for most of my life, I am always inspired by the rich history and kind people here. The easy access to all kinds of international food is a plus, too!

Where is the best place you've visited?
Japan? Turkey? Portugal? France? Italy? Ireland? Scotland? Spain? There are too many places to choose one favorite, but the Canary Islands are definitely near the top of the list!

What is the last book you read? 
La Tesis de Nancy, by Ramón J. Sender.

What is your favorite film?
Again, too many to choose a favorite!

Who would play you in a film of your life? 
Chris Farley.

Which well-known figure would you most like to invite to dinner? 
If it has to be a living figure, I'd probably go with either Anthony Bourdain or Barack Obama. If not, David Bowie or James Baldwin.

What is your favorite quote?
"Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced."