NY Area Spartan of the Week: Yumipuff

Posted by admin | April 11, 2011

“Anything is Possible and Everything is YumiPuffable” a quote artist YumiPuff lives by. Born in Japan and raised in the United States, Yumi known as YumiPuff has combined her love for Japanese tradition and American culture to develop a sound of her own.¬†A few Spartan questions for Yumipuff:

Q: What was your major at MSU and what year did you graduate?
A: My major at MSU was Nutritional Science and Dietetics and graduated in ’05.

Q: What are you doing now for work?
A: Currently, I’m a Pop artist (stage name yumipuff) and also a personal trainer at Equinox gym in NYC (trained pro athletes to celebrities to …).

Q: Where do you live?
A: In NYC, NY.

Q: Favorite NYC restaurant?
A: My favorite NYC restaurant is a Japanese restaurant called “Matsuri” a cute little place with great food and great sakes ūüėČ

Q: What is best part of living in the NY area?
A: The best part of living in NY is having everything at your finger tips.

Q: What is best part of being a Spartan in New York?
A: The best part of being a Spartan in NY is that with so many people with so many back grounds walking around and its easy to get lost in the shuffle. But when you come across a fellow Spartan, there’s an instant bond – feel the closeness and the best feelings ever. And in a city known for its night¬†life…it’s easy for US Spartans to get together in one spot to recreate that MSU atmosphere. You feel like you’re right back in East Lansing with your other Spartans. Greatest feelings Ever.

Q: If you could invite 3 people from any time who were associated with Michigan State to dinner who would they be?
A: 3 people would be Tom Izzo, Sparty and Shannon Brown.

Learn more about Yumipuff at her website, yumipuff.com, or visit her Youtube channel.

Buy Yumipuff single¬†“ain’t comin back” on iTunes.

Watch Yumipuff’s video,¬†Spartan for Life: