Rasheen Carbin is Cofounder and Chief Marketing Officer at nspHire, a job search app that’s been called “Tinder for jobs.” Before you get cozy with his app, find out what he’s up to in the city:
What’s a typical day for you?
My days are spent pitching the press, engaging people on social media, participating in conference calls, writing ad copy and thinking about the future of the company.
What or who is your biggest influence?
My biggest influence is David Ogilvy.
What neighborhood do you live in?
I live in Brookland.
What is your biggest DC pet peeve?
The fact that everyone always asks you what you do for a living.
What is the #1 most played song on your iPod?
The #1 most played song on my iPod is “Now” by Joywave.
Favorite DC haunt?
My favorite DC haunt is Verizon Center.
What’s your favorite thing to do on a Sunday afternoon?
My favorite thing to do on a Sunday afternoon is to find a rooftop bar and grab a drink.
If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be?
If I could live anywhere in the world, I’d live in Australia.
If you couldn’t be a…, what would you be?
If I couldn’t be an entrepreneur, I’d do nothing. I’d just wander the world
Top three favorite movies?
My three favorite movies: The Godfather, Citizen Kane, The Empire Strikes Back.
Name five people, alive or dead, you’d love to invite to a dinner party.
Five people I’d love to invite to a dinner party: Elvis, Marilyn Monroe, Katy Perry, David Bowie, and Charles Barkley.
Name one thing most people don’t know about you.
Most people don’t know that I love lacrosse.
Most embarrassing moment?
The most embarrassing moment of my life took place in high school. I stood up to give an announcement in front of an all-school assembly and my fly was unzipped.
What was your major in college, and do you use it today?
I studied international relations in college and I don’t use it very much.
Who do you think is the most attractive person to ever live?
The most attractive person to ever live is whoever I’m currently dating.