Roi Mundin


Vince Porco

Roi slouching in the common area of the dorms.

Name: Roi Mundin

School: Ritenour High School, St. Louis, Missouri.

Mascot: Husky

Grade: 12

Birthday: June 28, 2005

Age: 16

Favorite subject: Algebra

Extracurricular activities: Radio, student government president, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, three-sport athlete, work at a food stand

Favorite cartoon, anime or superhero: Meliodas (The Seven Deadly Sins) and Captain America

Favorite song: “Outro” by Meek Mill

Favorite phrase: “That’s craaazy”

Parents: Jhun and Grace Mundin

Siblings: Paul Nator, Catalina Mundin and Kristine Nator-Mundin

Dream college: Missouri S&T

If you could have a movie made about your life, what would the storyline be? Who would star as you and what’s the movie’s title?  “I think the story would be about a middle child for sure, struggling to get affection from his parents, who turns to his brother as a figure in his life. I think Jimmy O. Yang would star as me, and the title would be ‘A Living legend.’”

What are your three must haves? “Honey wheat pretzels, earbuds and my phone.”

What’s the best part about social media and the worst? “I would say the best part is being able to stay in contact with friends and people you haven’t seen in a while, but what I hate are the misconceptions.”

What do you admire about Gen Z? What do you dislike about Gen Z? “How bold they are and how they stand up for what they believe in, but I cannot stand cancel culture and how aggressive it can be.”

How has the pandemic affected you? “It made me miss opportunities, but one good thing was I feel like I came out of the pandemic more social. I feel like I was so cooped up that I was ready to talk to others.”

How do you handle your mental health during these difficult times? “Well, for me…I work out and go to the gym and focus on my body and myself to try and relieve some of that stress and stuff.”

Where do you see yourself in 10 years? “Hopefully I have a good job, and have a good family.”

What is your ideal life/dream job? “I want to be rich enough to retire early and my dream job is to become one of the top mechanical engineers.”

If you could live anywhere in the world for one year, where would it be and why? “The Philippines, because of my family, but honestly anywhere tropical… I hate cold weather.”

Who or what inspires you and why? “My brother. He was in the Army. Although we have a large age gap, he feels like a father figure to me.”

If you could trade places with the president of the United States for one day, what would you do as president?“ I would pass stupid laws that I don’t or nobody understands. I would just be stupid.”

What do you consider your greatest accomplishment? “Winning my class presidency.”

What do you see as your biggest regret? “Losing connection with people I shouldn’t have, not keeping in touch with people that were good for me.”