Man On The Street – Zain Edinberry

Age: 24

Occupation: Architectural Technician

What’s your morning routine?

Wake up, go to the gym. Head to work and drink enough coffee to keep me going for the rest of the day.

What’s the top three things on your bucket list?

See the sunrise in a hot air balloon. Scubadive in the deep sea. Design and build my own house.

What advice would you give your 20-year-old self?

When faced with a new challenge, don’t be nervous. Be excited!

How do you stay motivated?

Surrounding myself with people that are creative and driven helps me to keep myself in check. I’m very competitive in everything I do, so being around those who work and live an excellent life motivates me to do the same.

If you didn’t need money, what would you do?

Travel the world – see as many places, people/cultures as I can.

What is the secret to success?

Work and be patient. Take things one step at a time. Take pride in the process and the results will come.

What is the best bit of advice, or quote, that resonates with you?

To whom much is given, much is tested.

What’s your favorite restaurant?

Wok’n Noodle , Mt Eden. They have the best Pad See Ew in Auckland (my opinion) and service and atmosphere is always great!

What is the secret of living a longer, more successful life?

I think it is to be grateful. Always look at what you have not what you don’t.

What makes you feel alive?

Making the best of everyday and just staying busy. I always feel the most alive when I’m being proactive, whether it be at the gym or at work or even at a concert. The most fulfilling moments I’ve had is while doing something.