Take a Look Behind the Curtain with Chaithanya Sohan, Author of America Deconstructed
About Chaithanya Sohan:
Q. What are your previous occupations?
A. Electrical Engineer, Freelance Writer
Q. What was your favorite job?
A. Writing and Blogging
Q. What Highschool and/or College did you attend?
A. Avila Convent High School, San Jose State University and Santa Clara University
Q. Who is your favorite author?
A. Chimamanda Negozi Adichie & Paulo Coelho
Q. Who is your favorite recording artist or song?
A. Michael Jackson & Mohammed Rafi
Q. What is your favorite Movie or TV Show?
A. Love & Basketball, Friends, Dexter, Pit Bulls and Parolees
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Q. What’s your guilty pleasure?
A. Chocolates and reading Nicholas Spark novels
Q. Who is your greatest role model?
A. My Dad, Mr. V.P Sohan
Q. How do you define success?
A. Success to me is being at peace with what I have accomplished, knowing I have given the very best I possibly can and have not settled for less.
Q. What is the secret to your success?
A. I live by Paulo Coelho's saying, ""When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it". My success is a testament to working hard and never taking “no” for an answer. Every "no" has made me work that much harder and I have always found a way to achieve what I want.
Q. If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be?
A. Being a nomad at heart, I would love to live in a different country every few years and experience the culture around the world. But if I had to choose, I would say India because India is home!
Q. What’s your kryptonite?
A. My German Shepherd puppy, Zed. He has me by his puppy dog eyes!
Q. What historical figure do you most relate to?
A. Princess Diana for her humanitarian efforts
Q. What is your biggest regret?
A. I wish my dad was alive to see all my accomplishments, and not trying out for the San Jose State basketball team.
Q. What do you consider to be your greatest accomplishment?
A. Being chosen for the junior state basketball team and my engineering degrees
Q. What is your best advise to people whom look up to you and your success?
A. Believe in yourself and your dreams, because you are your biggest cheerleader. Do not give up because with every trial there is a victory right around the corner.