Brooke Huffman

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A GOD-TIER HUMAN BEING


Brooke Huffman
TIPster
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Pronouns she/her
Campus(es) Wake Forest, Duke East
Attended 2016-2019
Course(s) Speculative fiction, Big Screen, Little Screen, Literary License Without Limits, Political Cultures and Counter Cultures
RAG(s) TK, Taylor/Tay's Baes, Megan, Ren
Roommate(s) Kathryn, Zoe, Stella, Shannon
Social Media


Brooke is one of the most memeable humans currently attending tip, due to her obnoxious personality and cheerful lesbian journalist disposition, as well as one of the gayest. As nice and funny as she could be, she is one friend you would definitely want to have by your side on campus. Her nicknames include: Mega Thot 9000 (Garrick), Broom (Sydney Blackwell), Lexi (Harper), Bam-it's Brooke (Megan's RAG), Weasel (Sam), Thottie Wottie (Sam), Brookie Wookie (Sam), Bean (Sam), and Sparkly Gay (idk who came up with this one but it's iconic now).

Wake Forest 2016, Term 2

From left to right: Wes Guether, Adrea Norrell, Vivian Camplin, Carly McDonald, Brooke, and Clark Danelz at the last dance

Brooke's first year as a tipster, she attended Wake Forest University, taking the class Speculative fiction. She was a founding member of the The Blue Tile and the TEAILEE, as well as being the most trusted advisor of the leader Heather. Brooke created several class memes, as well as the class' most iconic nickname (Mas the Ogre), and quickly became known as the depressing poet. Her superlative was Most likely to write a gritty action scene taking place in Starbucks, which she just so happened to write. As well as being an iconic writer, Brooke was part of TK's RAG. She was Katie's roommate, and they stayed up all night playing cards. The two were remembered for Katie chasing Brooke around the common room, and Brooke sprinting over various card games. She quickly became a Beyoncè stan, along with TK and Yaya themselves, the true queens of the RAG. This was due to their killer TipSync performance of "Who Run the World (Girls)." Her superlative was Most likely to bring Beyoncè to a cookout. Brooke also had 3 RelationTIPs that term, Zac, Nic, and Clark. Zac and Brooke weren't the most functional couple, and Nic only dated her for 23 hours. Clark had lasted the longest, and they still stay in touch.

Duke East 2017, Term 1

From left to right: Lily Smith, Maddie Peronto, Kiran Kadiyala, Braden Borbely, Ava Mandoli, Brooke, and Ryan Hess at the famous LocoPops

Brooke's second year as a tipster, she went to Duke East, and took the class Big Screen, Little Screen. She was a known for having 0 ideas when it came to most projects, and dating another one of the class' members for most of TIP's duration. This relationTIP however turned out to be very unhealthy, and is not mentioned by either party. Her birthday took place during this term, and to celebrate the class watched Ferris Bueller's Day Off, her favorite movie. Her superlative was Most likely to leave you in suspense. Brooke was also a member of the Basset Bros, and a true lover of Daddy B Duke, as well as the ancient art of kazoos. Brooke's roommate was Zoe, and they never went to bed on time. She quickly became a meme due to her likelihood to pass out in random places, and her memeable qualities. She could usually be found watching vine compilations with the lovely Ryan Hess, or listening to the music of Noah C. Cornelius. Her superlative was Most likely to pass out.

Duke East 2018, Term 1

From left to right: Brooke, Noah Risley, Boden Brindell, and Braden Borbely at the last dance

Brooke's third year as a tipster, she returned to Duke East and took the class Literary License Without Limits. Her best friend since year 1, Sam King, was also in that class, and they enjoyed raising hell together constantly. Rumor has it that the two of them are why their teacher, the infamous Meg, decided to give the class assigned seats. Aside from Sam, Brooke was known for trying to dissolve the awkward tension, writing really emotional poetry/stories, and never finishing anything quite on time. She also started the superlative rebellion, alongside Austin Willis. When Meg announced that they wouldn't be doing superlatives, the two got so pissed that she had to have a meeting with them in the hall. Brooke's pure fury and Austin's calm reasoning convinced Meg to bring back superlatives, so long as it didn't take up class time. Her superlative was Most likely to be an icon. Brooke's roommate this term was Stella, and the two were some of the gayest tipsters on campus, and could often be seen sporting pride accessories. While her RC Megan was definitely not awesome, the RAG bonded over their hatred of her. Megan picked the RAG's superlatives, Brooke's being simply BAM, it's Brooke. Brooke also spent a lot of time with the fourth years that adopted her, including Søren Creecy, Boden Brindell, Noah Risley, Lily Shytle, Ronald Doe, and Will Snider. Brooke was mainly known amongst them for being extremely sparkly due to her highlighter, and being the daughter/sister of Braden Borbely. Their family tree, while nearly impossible to understand, was adorable. At the end of the term, Brooke received Søren's rainbow sweatbands, The Pastorship (which becomes official next term), and the moonscream.

Duke East 2019, Term 1

From left to right: Sam and Brooke at the last dance

Brooke’s fourth and final year was without a doubt the best year she’s spent on campus. She took the class Political Cultures and Counter Cultures alongside her best friend Sam King, and many other people she’s grown to love throughout the years including Lucy Colangelo, Lorena Watson, Katrina Csaky, John Penry, Ryan Hess, and Garrick “Blaze” Reeder. She was not the teacher’s favorite, but she enjoyed debating abortion with Will, making her opinions known, and literally every single evening study. This was also the class where she had the chance to adopt so many greenies, including Lily Martin (whom she passed the Pastorship to), Alessandro Anzalone, Grey Olsen, Kavi Pandya, Saranna Zhang, Evelyn Shapiro, and Chris Winters. Her superlative was Most likely to steal Alessandro’s Heart. She was in Ren’s RAG and was Shannon’s roommate, and the whole thing was such an experience. She enjoyed messing around with Ryan, Tate Clemons, Lily Smith, Maggie Randle, and Katherine Lawson on a regular basis, grinding in RAG meetings, absolutely crushing the Scavenger Hunt, and just being with such an amazing group of people. Her superlative was Most likely to know something Tate doesn’t know, referring to something Tate still doesn’t know. Outside of class, Brooke got the absolute pleasure of leading the moonscream every night (which she passed down to the delightful Emma Peters), playing cards on the second floor of Bassett, and having deep philosophical discussions. She was also a part of the giant wedding that took place, marrying Sam King, Connor Deagle, Josh Rubel, Katherine Lawson, Katherine Nikolich, Tate Clemons, Maggie Randle, Alex LaFortune, Shea Seufert, Braden Borbely, She loved nearly every second of her fourth year experience, winning TipSync, performing Rivers and Roads with Katrina and Iris in the talent show, and just getting to spend time with her favorite people. You can read her fourth year will on the Fourth Year Wills 2019 page, where she explicitly mentions all of the amazing people that made TiP a home to her. She will hopefully be returning as an RC, but until then she says goodbye to East Campus.

A Quick Note from a Good Friend

Brooke is honestly one of my best friends ever and one of my favorite people that I have ever met. She is so welcoming and loving towards everyone she meets and always knows exactly what to say. She helps me fix all of my problems in ways that I never thought of and she is always willing to listen to my stupid rants about things that annoy me. Brooke has always been there for me and I could not have asked for a better friend. I am so happy that I met Brooke because of everything that she has done for me and everything that has changed in my life because I met her.

A Note From Brooke’s Favorite Child

Brooke was my very first Duke parent and will always be my favorite. My first year at TIP (2019, I was a first year/third year), she immediately adopted me and taught me everything I know about the traditions and the General Works of TIP. I was TERRIFIED of Brooke the first time I met her, and our first encounter was her asking me if I was ready and me making fun of her. I felt bad the moment after, but Brooke was much more gracious than I would have been. Brooke became one of the five people I trust most in life after two weeks, and that still stands today. I know I can tell her anything and that she will listen and offer a shoulder to cry on. And I did cry on her shoulder. Many, many times. Brooke was always there with a hug or a cuddle or a hand to hold when I needed one most and she never shied away from copious amounts of physical affection (which I still greatly appreciate). I suffered immediate and alarmingly intense Huffman withdrawal after T1 2019, and continue to suffer. Brooke Huffman is one of the kindest, most empathetic, funniest people I have ever met. I was such an insecure third year and she understood completely, offering me endless encouragement and validation. On another note, she has made me pee myself in laughter on multiple occasions. I am so incredibly lucky to have met her and I will always know that Jah’s light was truly shining down on me the day I met her. It’s been, and continues to be, a privilege and an honor. I love you, Mom #1.

Fun Facts

  • Brooke's favorite food is ramen noodles, a true gourmet delicacy. She also loves Jack in the Box tacos.
  • She can play the kazoo and the ukulele.
  • Her best friend Samuel visited her both in 2017 and 2018/2019.
  • She is the president of the Noah C Fanclub.
  • She reps Daddy B Duke, he is her one and only true love.
  • Lives in St. Louis, Misery.
  • Has a tip birthday (June 19th).
  • Is a self proclaimed film buff, as well as a theater geek.
  • A writer of poems, stories, and the occasional song.
  • Came out as bisexual after term 1 in 2017.
  • In the song Sensational by the Cornelius Boys, the line "Toy with me, my heart's throbbing girl" was written for Brooke.
  • Has never seen Star Wars.
  • Is a dog person (she's allergic to cats).
  • Never fucked Braden (there's always fourth year though).
  • Likes rope and bunnies.
  • Is a gazeb-hoe.
  • Can be seen annoying Sam King all the time and trying her best to make him uncomfortable.
  • Can suck my left foot (thanks Sam).
  • Has this thing for breaking out the peanut butter.
  • Honestly what a thot.
  • Only listens to the boppiest of tracks.
  • She adores the Rocky Horror Picture Show midnight showings.
  • Her elbows look like a stegosaurus, at least according to Sam.
  • Loves TiP in a way that cannot be put into words.
  • Has completely shredded vocal cords from years of Moonscreaming.
  • Is best theatre kid, also total nympho for actresses.
  • Queen of the Wiki.
  • Demands validation constantly.
  • One of the prophets of a Mickey cult, based around the holy trinity of Mickey Mouse, Papa from the Papa's Pizzeria games, and Greg Heffley.
  • Known for writing letters to her close friends, whether at the end of term or at the end of the school year.
  • Co-Editor-In-Chief of her school's magazine, a member of the Thespian Executive Board for Troupe #8211, and the Events/Outreach Planner for her school's GSA.
  • Known for her rants on both her spam and private story, only the best content for her followers.
  • Dreams of going to Northwestern or NYU (she's indecisive)
  • Had Gay Sex on the Shit Field with Lorena (Lauren Watson) a total of seven times but Lorena is a confirmed straight

Quotes

  • "My memes are ironic but my anxiety is chronic"
  • "Theory: Kung Fu Panda is made up entirely of furries"
  • "She touch the tit, she went for it, but she forgot to say no homo"
  • "He lick the stick, thicc tongue, yum yum"
  • "I'm an attention whore, give me love"
  • "Please choke" (note: this was said to Sam King, the platonic love of her life)
  • "Shrek is so fucking dominant that you will die climaxing"
  • "If you are talking, you are wrong" (this quote actually came from her school principal Ed Nelson)
  • "My feet are cute you're all just BULLIES"
  • "Probably because I'm a touch deprived attention whore, but go off I guess"
  • "I like it when people call me hot, not gonna lie"
  • "Sorry chief, booted"
  • "Zendaya is Meechee"
  • "Fuck you AND your bone density!"
  • "Papa always knows"
  • "Green is for Grinch"
  • "Kelly sprayed fucking butter in my hair"
  • "I wanna commit Potawney Bridge accident"
  • "I schleep"
  • "Good morning hoes, this week isn't ogre yet"
  • "Y'all, I'm really living la vida loca"
  • "I mean, there's definitely a difference between jumping off a bridge and editing Scorestream scores"
  • "Ope sorry I'm just on crack"
  • "I think I drank a gallon of dumb bitch juice this morning"
  • “kiddo cry in the closet that’s my trick” (This was said to Lily Martin over text right after she told Lily she was getting The Pastorship. The news of receiving it was early and whilst Lily was in the midst of a mental breakdown, as has been Pastor tradition for the past two years.)
  • “my type is cute stoners with glasses and those are a 50/50 toss up”
  • ”i Nutted reading this”
  • “NAME: SHANNON. FEMALE. ROSE: CLASS. BUD: CLASS. THORN: *strong inhale* THIS MEETING!”
  • “Go to HELL Grandma Nutt!” (In reference to the Candyland character, whom Brooke wanted to End as a child)
  • “I don’t believe in Labor Day. Prove me wrong.”
  • “We can be cancer buddies!”

Summary

Info
Year Year at TiP Campus Term Course Dorm RC Roommate RelationTIP
2016 1st Wake Forest II Speculative fiction Collins TK Kathryn Zac, Nic, and Clark
2017 2nd Duke East I Big Screen, Little Screen Basset Taylor Zoe Colton
2018 3rd Duke East I Literary License Without Limits Alspaugh Megan Stella Søren and Megan
2019 4th Duke East I Political Cultures and Counter Cultures Bassett Ren Shannon



Preceded by:
Søren Creecy
Moonscream Succeeded by:
Emma Peters



Preceded by:
Noah Risley
The Pastorship Succeeded by:
Lily Martin

If y'all ever wanna contact Brooke, just dm her instagram @brookekhuffman