Makhtar Fall, aka “DJ Makhtar”

Makhtar Fall

Shift: Fridays at 8 a.m.

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Makhtar’s Bio

Your major: Video/Radio Production

Your hometown: Dakar, Senegal, West Africa

Where do you live now? Salt Lake Cit, Utah

What are you passionate about? Becoming a Pro DJ.

What is your favorite class (or classes) at SLCC? Radio Production, Music mixing techniques, Mixing and Mastering.

Which actor/actress would play you in your life movie? Idris Elba, just because my life would be about music and being a DJ.

Where do you see yourself in five years? Fulfill my dream of becoming a pro DJ, travel the world.

If you could have a superpower, what would it be? Rewind time. Time is the most precious thing we have. If I could control it, life would be amazing.

Something about you that other people would be surprised to know: I am pretty shy and have been since I was a kid.

Makhtar’s Favorites

Favorite musicians and/or artists: DJ Puffy, DJ Jazzy Jeff are my favorites djs/artists. The way they present their craft is just out of this world in my opinion.

Favorite TV shows and/or movies: Lately it’s been Manifest, just because of the mystery. I am still trying to wrap my head around it.

Favorite sports or sports teams: Basketball, Los Angeles Lakers. Football, Baltimore Ravens.

Favorite food: Tiebou Dieune, National dish in Senegal

What’s your favorite place to eat? Right now, Wingstops wins. I love chicken since birth and I cannot get enough of the different flavors they have.

What was your favorite cereal as a kid? Frosted Flakes was and still is my favorite cereal. I believe it is the sugar for some reason. I even snack on them sometimes.