Tian won first place in Regionals in Piano and also went to State Regionals. He was also in the Jazz band. He is very intelligent and talkative, he loves to discuss everything about Chinese history. One of his favorite memories is when he went to watch the Dallas Mavs play against the California Stars because the Stars are his favorite team. Another favorite memory is when he got to play piano for the State Regionals. When he first came to the states he went by “Kobe” after Kobe Bryant who was his idol. He later watched the Fast and the Furious movies and then decided he wanted to go by “Dom” after the character Dominic Toretto in the movies.