What happy Christmas memories will you always remember?
A:A happy christmas memory I will always remember is when everyone in my family all slept over my grandpas house. This included my aunts, uncles, cousins just everyone and we all had to find somewhere to sleep in that house. At some point all the cousins and kids had to stay in the room for the rest of the night because thats when Santa came a.k.a my dad. We weren’t allowed to come out until the morning time. I really loved that time because everyone was together at the same place and time. We don’t really do that anymore so having that memory is amazing!!
How do you manage stress during this holiday season?
A:I don’t really get stress like that, especially during this time. People think about that too much. I don’t think about feeling that way. When I’m stressed I think I focus more and I don’t let it take control of me.
What is one thing that reminds you of home?
A:Food. Some really good food can remind me of home because my family makes the best food!
What are you most thankful for?
A: I am most thankful for my family. They are always there & they are just awesome. We are all so close and we all love each other very much.
How do you want to be remembered?
A:I want to be remembered being a happy person & always grinding, moving forward, and achieving my dreams.
Are you where you thought you’d be at your age now?
A:No. When I was 18, I thought that I would be further along in school and wish that I had focused more and done better. I thought i’d have my associate/certificate and with that I would be able to work in the field already but since I didn’t do so well; Im having to retake things and it’s a step back from what Im trying to do now.
What simple changes have made you’re life better?
A:Maybe as of right now I feel like not working makes my life better. It makes me focus more in school and on the things I really want to do. It makes me actually want to wake up everyday because I know I’m free to do what I love and enjoy.
What’s your personal mantra you like to live by?
A:Just do what you want to do.
I try not to worry about what other people say. For example I have a Youtube channel and I know people might think that it’s stupid but I honestly don’t care because its what I want to do.
What are some skincare products that you simply cannot part ways with?
A: I love the Mario Badescu Facial Spray because it has aloe, cucumber and green tea.
Belif Believe in truth – aqua bomb
Take a deep breathe -oil free oxygenating gel cream
Tatcha- Pore perfecting water gel
What can we expect from you in the future? Any projects in the works that you can share with us?A:Well school wise I plan on getting my bachelors and by the end of next year I’ll have my certificates and my associates. My next big projects are mainly working on school and achieving those goals. Definitely in the future I plan on focusing on Youtube at the same time and work work work work work. Gotta have money to do things! Hopefully youtube pops off sooner because thats something I obviously want to do in the future.
Where does your happiness come from?
A:Myself. I can control my own feelings. I will not let other people control my happiness.
What is one thing you would risk your life for?
A:My siblings. I’m the oldest and I wouldn’t want anything happen to them. I would rather it happen to me. If that means risking my life for them I would do it. I wouldn’t be able to live with myself knowing I could have done something to prevent it.
What are some habits of yours ?
A:Some habits I’ve been staying consistent on is my youtube channel because it involves doing something I love which is make up. It’s a way I can express myself instead of feeling annoying or embarrassed. For example, if I post on Instagram people are really judgmental because they don’t know what you are trying to do. People on youtube understand. Also staying motivated and trying to surround myself with motivated people. If you don’t surround yourself with people like that you will become unmotivated.
What is one thing you will change about our society.
A:Maybe the way people think. Sometimes people don’t understand others point of view. Like racist people don’t want to understand someone and take into consideration what others have to say. Some people don’t care and don’t like certain races because what they were taught. I really wish people would understand others and be kind.
What is the meaning of life to you?
A:Living. Trying to stay afloat. I would just say live your fullest life and live it the way you want to.
Tell me a random story you remember.
A:When I was in middle school so like in 7th or 8th grade I had a best friend that I spent a lot of time with, so I was always at her house. She was “fast” aka basically acting more grown then what she really was. And one day I was at her house and she was talking to this boy across the street who lived nearby so they would text sometimes back and fourth. This guy was the same age so probably like 12 or 13 years old. He would text her talking about basically wanting to have sex and one night I was at her house and she was texting him. He ended up coming over when her parents were asleep. I basically played lookout & they went into her room and I went to the room next door and put my ass to sleep. I would just try and hear if anybody was coming to text her and let her know. But nobody came and her ass was luckyyy. After she was done she came and got me after he left. & I was like hell no I’m not sleeping on your bed.
What are you looking forward as the year comes to a close?
A:I haven’t thought about this….. Well just hoping for a better year in terms of actually working somewhere I enjoy and doing more things that I like to do. I don’t want to settle for less.