Q: What brought you to Wabash? A: We used to live near Lathrop Homes in Chicago, which is a housing project on the near Northside. It was set to be torn down in 2006 as part of (former Chicago Mayor Richard M.) Daley’s Plan for Transformation. So my family, we were like, ‘Bump this,’ and we moved to the suburbs. I went to Dwight D. Eisenhower High School and John Duckhorn ’99 was my A.P. U.S. History teacher. He basically said, ‘You’re smart.