Daewon Kim Character Profile
Age: 19 years old
Birthplace: Coral Gables, FL
Birthday: December 17th* (Sagittarius)
Occupation: workaholic student
Major: finance and criminology*
Type: a foreign yet Americanized student
* DaeWon's American name "Dwayne" is named right after Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.
* DaeWon's birthday is the same as the day Kim Jong-Il died.
* The name "DaeWon" comes from Korean-American skateboarder DaeWon Song.
* Dwayne's appearance is somewhat similar to Hwoarang of Tekken since they are both of Korean descent.
* His last name "Kim" comes from Kim Jong-il, Kim Il-Sung, or Kim Jong-Un of North Korea. Although Dwayne himself is North Korean, his "family tree" stays in the south side of Florida since his family's exile from North Korea.
* Both Dwayne Johnson and Daewon Kim major in criminology majors, but their other majors are different: Daewon has another major in finance and Johnson majored in physiology.
Peter Paterno Character Profile
Age: 21 years old
Birthplace: Harrisburg, PA
Birthday: January 22 (Aquarius)*
Occupation: student/Sigma Sigma Phi fraternity brother*
Major: Supply Chain Management*
Type: a stereotypical fraternity brother
* The surname "Paterno" was dedicated to the legendary Joe Paterno who died probably of lung cancer.
* Peter's birthday is the same date Joe Paterno's death occurred.
* Sigma Sigma Phi is a fictional fraternity, even though it is also a national honor fraternity for osteopathic medicine students in reality.
* According to this link, the Supply Chain Management program (both undergraduate and graduate) has been ranked #1 on the list of Top 25. http://www.scdigest.com/ONTARGET/11-07-20-2.PHP?cid=4751
Rubella Gandolfini Character Profile
Age: 22 years old
Birthplace: Princeton, NJ*
Birthday: August 15th (Leo)*
Occupation: student at Rutgers/photographer*
Major: Visual Arts/Photography
Type: Italian-American stereotype*
Hair: Brown with Red streaks and highlights
Eyes: grayish brown
Also a love interest of Preston O'Neill (a former Princeton student/an actual LSU student)
* The surname "Gandolfini" is right after and dedicated to James Gandolfini who was a Rutgers graduate and died on June 19th, 2013 in Rome, Italy of a heart attack.
* Princeton, NJ is where Princeton University was located, and also once a rival of Rutgers since the first football game in 1869.
* A zodiac sign Leo, which is in between late July and early August, and the gemstone Ruby are associated with the theme of fire (which is also the birthstone of July).
* Ruby's photography career is somewhat a reference to that of Peter Parker from MARVEL's Spiderman.
* This is similar as a reference to the cast of Jersey Shore: tanned skin, speaks with a Brook