Not me, actually, but six other people. The March 2005 issue of ASEE's Prism profiles six different engineering educators (4 men, 2 women), exploring why they chose the profession. My favourite pull quote from the article: " I like to tell people that I used to want to be a lawyer but then I decided to do something useful for society, so I became an engineer." I sure lawyers tell similar stories... In any case, the full text is here.