Charlotte is a city brimming with newcomers.
By some estimates, about 120 people move here daily, making it one of the nation’s fastest-growing cities.
Brooks Campbell arrived from Clayton, N.C., almost two months ago, and he’s already enjoying what Charlotte has to offer.
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What are some of your hobbies?
In my free time, I enjoy watching sports. I root for the Washington Commanders, but going to a Panther game is on my to-do list. I also collect shoes and listen to music.
What brought you here?
I moved here to start my job post-graduation.
What do you like best about Charlotte?
I really love the vibe that Charlotte has and how friendly people are. I enjoy being able to explore what the city has to offer, from restaurants to businesses. I also love the skyline view of uptown.
What do you like least?
I really hate the traffic. Coming from a smaller city, I didn’t really have to deal with it, so it’s an adjustment.
How do you hope to get involved in the community?
I plan to help the homeless community, something that I did a lot with my fraternity in college.
What’s been your most memorable moment since moving here?
I would have to say that going to Charlotte FC’s inaugural game was dope. The energy was definitely top tier. It just showed how big of a sports town Charlotte is.
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