North Aurora resident Sahil Kapadia, 38, was at the opening of the new Creek Bend Nature Center in St. Charles when he answered 12 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.
Where did you grow up? Elk Grove Village
Pets? A cat named Mia
Who would play you in the movie of your life? Javier Bardem
First job? Mister Donut as a cashier and boxing donuts
As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? I wanted to own IBM by winning the lottery seven times. I went into computers.
A movie you’d recommend? “Moneyball”
What game show would you be on? “Press Your Luck”
Do you play an instrument? Keyboards
Do you speak another language? No, but I understand Gujarati, a dialect of Hindi. It’s what my parents speak. I understand it, but I can’t write it or speak it well.
Favorite charity? American Red Cross and the American Cancer Society
Favorite local restaurant? Nosh in Geneva
What is an interesting factoid about yourself? I have met many celebrities, including Nicolas Cage, Harrison Ford, Frank Thomas and Michael Jordan. I was actually a fan of the nightlife scene when I was younger back in Chicago, and I went to these places that were frequented by these celebrities.