Published: April 29, 2021

Breyden Fano, an architecture major from Boulder, plans to continue his design career and begin learning about real estate after graduation.

Breyden FanoCongratulations to all of my peers, we all understand the time and effort contributed to getting to this point, so enjoy it and good luck in all future endeavors.

What inspired you to come to ENVD when choosing your school?
I was and still am very interested in residential design and saw the perfect opportunity to learn and expand my skills at the school of ENVD.

What is one of the greatest experiences or lessons from your time at CU Boulder that you'll carry with you into the next chapter of your life?
One of the greatest lessons I learned in my college career is to understand that everything happens for a reason. Whether it is something good or something bad it will lead to ultimate success if you keep your mindset on a goal.

Based on what you know now, what is your best piece of advice for other students?
Never limit yourself, the sky is the limit and anyone that tells you differently is somewhere lower than you.

Describe one of your favorite memories.
Late nights in studio just before a due date. Working with classmates and having a good time in the late hours of the night.

What does graduating from college represent for you?
It represents an achievement that I knew would take a lot of time and effort but pay off in the end.

What are your plans beyond graduation?
Continuing my design career and beginning learning about real estate and all the factors that come with it.