Priyanka Deshpande

Priyanka Deshpande

Senior Writer

Priyanka Deshpande, born and raised in Austin, Texas, is a biomedical engineering and economics double major in her third year at UT. She enjoys traveling, learning about different cultures and eating new foods. Priyanka hopes that she will be able to pursue her love of writing throughout her life.

This is Priyanka's fourth semester with Longhorn Life. 

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