What is the best advice you’ve been given about teaching?
“My mentor and former teacher told me to build the relationship first. If you build relationships with them, they will listen to you more in the classroom.”
If you were given a superlative in school, what would it be?
“I was given several of them when I was in school. I was named best dressed and most athletic because I played tennis, basketball, and softball. I went on a basketball scholarship to college and now I help the basketball team at Ehret whenever I can.”
What is your spirit animal and why?
“I would have to say a dolphin because I love water and they are highly intelligent.”
If you could grow up in any decade, which one would it be and why?
“I would say the Harlem Renaissance, which is the 1920’s. It was full of culture and art, and I love the explosion of the minority voice. Aside from the negative, it would be amazing sitting in a jazz club with creative people.”
Are you an introvert or extravert?
“By nature, I’m an introvert. I like being by myself, but my career makes me an extravert.”