Q: What High School do you attend?
A: Dual enrolled at Georgia Military College and Go to Community Christian Academy.
Q: Please tell us about your current plans after high school and what inspired you to choose this path?
A: I want to be an elementary school teacher, I have a strong passion for learning and want to help encourage a generation that loves to learn also.
Q: Please tell us a little bit about your family.
A: My mama owns a bakery she started from nothing, my little brother was on the kids’ baking championship, they both are great inspirations to me. My mama especially because she takes care of us alone. She does everything for us and has always been my rock.
Q: What are a couple of your favorite restaurants in our community?
Q: If you could travel anywhere in the world right now, where would it be and why?
A: I would travel back to Italy, I got the chance to live there for 3 years and travel to Europe. It was such an amazing experience and I would be so happy to go back.
Q: What is one of your favorite movies? TV shows?
A: I love the show Gilmore Girls, I know its a little old but I started watching it hone they released the new series “A Year in the Life”.
Q: What’s the best advice you ever received from a teacher? Who was the teacher?
A: It would be my 5th-grade teacher Mrs.Owens, she told me “Practice doesn’t make perfect, it makes permanent” if you practice wrong you learn it wrong and when it comes to school I feel like a lot of times people take shortcuts and end up doing things the wrong way and are ill-prepared in the real world.
Q: What is your go-to band/singer when you can’t decide what to listen to?
A: Lady Antebellum, I loved them since I was little so when I can’t decide I shuffle there playlist and can sing along to every song.
Q: If you could choose anyone to have lunch with, who would you choose? Why? And where, locally, would you meet for this lunch?
A: I would love to meet with Candace Cameron Bure, She is a talented woman and a strong Christian, and an amazing author. She is someone my mom looks up to and I look up to my mom. If I were to take her somewhere for lunch I would probably pick Carrabbas, I’m not sure why, it just seems right lol.
Q: What is your favorite thing about our community?
A: I love that we aren’t a small community but we feel like a family. We’re big enough to still have plenty to do and places to go, but you still know most people and they look out for you.
Q: Where do you see yourself in 5 to 10 years?
A: Teaching 1st Graders.
Q: What show are you binge-watching right now?
A: A Year in the Life.
Q: Favorite month? favorite holiday? and the best single day on the calendar?
A: Favorite month would be May because of summer and my birthday, the holiday would be thanksgiving because I love the history behind it, and the best single day would be January first, I just like the excitement of everything being the first of the year.
Q: Who inspires you to be better?
A: Definitely my mom, she knows I’m capable of greatness so she pushes me but also is my hype man, she encourages me and always supports me even through the mess ups and hard times.
Q: If you could go back over your entire school career, what is one thing you would do differently?
A: I wouldn’t give peoples opinions so much control over me, because, in the end, it didn’t matter what I did, some people you just can’t please.
Q: Who or what do you miss the most right now?
A: I miss being a little kid and looking forward to the day of being “grown-up”. Back when I thought it’d never come because now it feels like it came too soon.
Q: What life lessons have you learned through this quarantine experience?
A: That the media has more power over today’s generations than any other source of outreach.
OUR FINAL QUESTION
Q: What’s the first thing you want to do when this quarantine is over?
A: I want to go back to church, I love my church family so much and it really breaks my heart not being Abe to fellowship with them and see them.
Thank you, Danee, for interviewing with us during this quarantine time. You have made my experience easy and comfortable. To new beginnings. If I can share one piece of advice for the life you are about to create, it would be for you to enjoy the journey. That’s how you create a beautiful life. Say yes to life! Enjoy yourself and create beautiful and loving memories. Friends for Life. ~MICKI