"A defining object in my life are my drumsticks. Drumming is my escape and the way I decompress and clear my head. It's also a great workout, if you're good enough."

Jamie Guidry, PE

Mechanical Engineering

(501) 400-1083

Between being invisible or being able to fly, which would you choose and why?

Invisible. If they can't see me, they can't bother me.

What was your first concert?

Concerts...plural. New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival: Allman Brothers, Patti Labelle, Santana, Neville Brothers and many other lesser known bands.

What word best describes you?


What was the last thing you wasted your money on?

Jet Black Vans...skate shoes are great for kick drum and hi-hat pedals.

What is your favorite local place to take visiting friends or relatives?

River Market. Where in the market depends on the company I'm keeping at the time.

What is your most unusual possession?

A dagger made from aircraft parts that my grandfather made while stationed in the pacific during World War II.

What is the best dish you can cook?

Pot roast and rice with gravy

What would the title of your autobiography be?

Pleasantly Crabby

What is the best advice you've ever been given?

Don't worry about being the smartest person in the room. Simply be the hardest working person in the room and you'll have success.