The Texas Tech student made one of the biggest, cheesiest smiles, while sporting a pasta strainer on his head.
No, this was not a college prank; instead it’s a symbol of his religion.
Castillo is a practicing “Pastafarian” and member of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster.
Yes, you heard right.
The name may sound a bit odd; but this religious group, which started in 2005 by a group of self-proclaimed atheists, actually has millions of followers.
And Castillo fought state officials for months to wear his religious head-gear.
Castillo is now the first person in the United States to be permitted to wear this kind of religious symbol in a government issued photo.
Hey, at least we know he’ll have some pasta to go with that cheesy grin.