Mikayla Nix

Meet your Barista: Mikayla Nix of THINK Coffee

Today’s Meet your Barista is Mikayla Nix from THINK Coffee at the Dave Ward location. Mikayla has been working with THINK for about two years and loves the Daydream drink.

I actually went down to see her on Saturday, which also happened to be her birthday, and I got that Daydream drink, and let me tell you, it did taste like an adult chocolate milk!

Mikayla is a person who has endured to overcome adversity, and she always has a smile on her face when you walk into THINK.

Today, we learn a little more about what is important to her and some things you may not know in this Meet your Barista.

Short Bio
I am the oldest of 5 children, and we are all very close. I think some would find it interesting to know that I have not had hair since I was 10, due to an autoimmune disorder Alopecia Universalis. While it was a long road to accepting myself and this condition, I feel that it has helped me to become who I am today.

I try to bring in a fun and bubbly attitude wherever I can, and when necessary, a little sass to lighten the mood! Most of the people I work with know me as one of humor and wit. I always look to do a good job with anything I do, but I also try to have some fun with it!

Mikayla Nix
Mikayla Nix by photo by Carlos Rodriguez

Name:

Mikayla Nix

Coffee Shop:

THINK on Dave Ward

Age:

24 as of this past  Saturday 😉

 

School/Status:

University of Central Arkansas/Senior

Mikayla Nix
Mikayla Nix photo by Mr. Carlos

Hometown:

Fort Smith, Arkansas

 

What is one thing about you people would be surprised to know?

I used a competitive swimmer.

 

What is your favorite thing to do in Conway?

I love to go walk the different trails at the parks and on campus with my friends.

 

What is the one activity that you can get lost for hours doing?

Reading

Mikayla Nix
Mikayla Nix

How long have you been pulling shots?

2 years

 

What is your favorite part of the job?

The people! I love getting to meet new faces and getting to know other people’s stories.

 

What is your favorite coffee brew method?

French Press

 

What is your favorite drink on your coffee shop’s menu?

The Daydream…what I like to call adult chocolate milk ;D

 

What is your favorite virtue?

Loving others

 

What do you appreciate the most in your friends?

They are there when I need them and are always down for a good time!

Mikayla Nix
Mikayla Nix

What is your idea of happiness?

Happiness is only temporary based on the situation, I prefer to focus on joy and finding joy even in the difficult situations.

 

If not yourself, who would you be?

I would be my cat, living the blissful and carefree life.

 

Where would you most like to live?

I would love to live in Colorado. I love the mountains, hiking, and skiing.

 

What is your ideal occupation?

I hope to one day be an Occupational Therapist working with children.

 

Wrapping it up

Mikayla works at the Dave Ward location of THINK Coffee. You can find her there most days.

Head down to THINK on Dave Ward Drive to get the Daydream drink made by Mikayla Nix or one of her great co-workers.

You can see previous Meet your Baristas on the baristas page.

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