Where did you grow up?
Where do you live now?
What is the highest level of education you have attained?
What subjects did/do you enjoy the most at school?
What's your favorite sport or sports?
What kinds of jobs have you held? Industries too!
everywhere in a grocery store, banquets in 2 hotels
What hobbies are you into?
scuba, hiking, nature, anything to do with water
What causes are you concerned about today?
Which religion (if any) do you follow?