Q: What High School do you attend?
A: ( RPM) – Westside High School
Q: Please tell us about your current plans after high school and what inspired you to choose this path?
A: My plans? Graduate.. work at the Manufacturing industry at Textron … I’m going, to be honest, I’m taking it slow until I’m doing really good .. I believe reaching a goal takes time. It doesn’t need to be rushed.
Q: Please tell us a little bit about your family.
A: Uhm … I do and don’t have a family, it’s a long story to tell and I don’t know if it’s going to fit in this section but I’m on my own in GA. My parents, well they’re all the way in Virginia. I’m graduating on my own.
Q: What are a couple of your favorite restaurants in our community?
Q: Who is the most interesting person you’ve met here in our community?
A: I don’t really socialize like that with people so I don’t know.
Q: If you could travel anywhere in the world right now, where would it be and why?
A: Japan or back to my country the Philippines.
Q: What is one of your favorite movies? TV shows?
Q: What’s the best advice you ever received from a teacher? Who was the teacher?
A: “ You can get through this, you’re a very strong young lady. If you can get through all the stuff in your life you can get through graduating” -Mrs. Holmes
Q: What is your go-to band/singer when you can’t decide what to listen to?
A: I don’t have a go-to band.
Q: If you could choose anyone to have lunch with, who would you choose? Why? And where, locally, would you meet for this lunch?
Q: What is your favorite thing about our community?
A: They try to help as best as they can with other people who need the helping hand.
Q: Where do you see yourself in 5 to 10 years?
A: Living in a house, happy, stress-free, maybe becoming a professional cosmetologist or owning my own beauty business.
Q: Favorite month? favorite holiday? and the best single day on the calendar?
A: My favorite month would be March because it’s a month for national Women’s day and my birthday. My favorite holiday would be Halloween I just love watching scary movies during that holiday.
Q: Who inspires you to be better?
A: Myself, I inspire myself because I realized that I’m so strong after everything that came across my life. And through all those hardships I went through I’m becoming a better woman.
Q: If you could go back over your entire school career, what is one thing you would do differently?
A: I would stop focusing on other people and focus on my self more so I wouldn’t be in the predicament I am in.
Q: Who or what do you miss the most right now?
A: Nothing, I like staying home .. but I do miss working.
Q: What life lessons have you learned through this quarantine experience?
A: Never give up and build yourself up while you have a chance.
OUR FINAL QUESTION
Q: What’s the first thing you want to do when this quarantine is over?
A: Start my new beginning, get my apartment, and just start my new life.
Thank you, Nerlyn, 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