If you had three wishes, what would they be?
My first wish would be that my family lived closer to me. My second wish would be that my family and friends would be able to travel the world with me. For my third wish, could I wish for more wishes?
If you could personally witness any event in history, what would it be?
If I could witness one event in history, it would be to watch Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I have a Dream” speech live.
What is something that you have never done that you want to do?
I’ve never been skiing before and I really want to give it a try.
What’s the most regrettable beauty trend you have ever tried?
Over-tweezing eyebrows to get that skinny pencil-thin look.
If you could hear one song performed live by any musician what would it be?
Definitely “I Want to Dance with Somebody” by Whitney Houston.
What’s something people wouldn’t know about you?
I’m sure people don’t expect me to cook, but that’s one of my favorite things to do. I love being in the kitchen and seeing my friends and family enjoy what I’ve made.
What motivates or inspires you?
My family is what motivates me the most in work and in my personal life. I work really hard to make them proud and I love that I’m able to chase my dreams and be creative.
Do you have a self-care ritual or a creative pursuit?
Every morning I like to take alone time sitting outside and listen to the peace. I really like to meditate while listening to the birds in the morning.
What’s the worst holiday gift you ever received?
The worst holiday gift is definitely a bouquet of flowers from someone I’m not with or interested in.
What’s your guilty pleasure snack?
Lately I’ve had a major sweet tooth, but when I want a filling snack, I go for ramen noodles.
Looking back, what advice would you give to your 14-year-old self?
I would tell my 14-year-old self to enjoy spending time with family while living at home.