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He Wore Godzilla on His Mortarboard

Yoshi Momoki (’93) felt at home at UT—and wants to share the love of orange in Japan.

When he was a high school senior in Tokyo researching colleges in the United States, Yoshi Momoki (’93) read about UT’s newly opened John C. Hodges Library. “The report said the library had 220,000 books,” remembers Momoki. He imagined losing himself in the open stacks and decided to apply to UT. His mother, Eiko, and father, Muneo, a technician in an electronics plant, said they had saved enough for him to attend college wherever he wanted. “They always supported my educational goals,” he says. “I am so grateful to them.”

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