Vanessa P.

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Who is someone you admire, and why?
I admire my mother for always finding a way to make things work. No matter the situation we were put in, she always found a way.

Three of your biggest pet peeves?
Some of my pet peeves are repeating myself, a store not having what I came there for, and being stuck in traffic.

What’s a typical day like for you?
A typical day for me is spending all day with my son. We teach each other a lot of things. I’ve taught him how to play catch, and he teaches me how to be patient.

Do you have any skills or talents that most people don’t know about?
A skill I have that most people don’t know is that I can do a backflip.

If you could be anywhere other than here, right this minute, where would you be?
If I could be anywhere right now, it’d be on the beach back home in Hawai’i.

Flashback to when you were 10 years old. What do you want to be when you grow up?
When I was 10, I wanted to be the President of the United States!

What do you think are the best skills that you bring to your job?
The best skills I bring to my job are being positive, being patient, and knowing how to have fun with the kids.

What are three words that describe you?
Outgoing. Positive. Goofy.

What do you want to make sure you do before you die?
I will make sure I jump out of a plane and skydive before I die.

What are you happiest doing, when you’re not working?
I am happiest playing catch with my son when not working and seeing how happy it makes him.

What are some causes you care about?
Some causes I care about are pollution and global warming. I wish Utah’s air wasn’t so bad.

What do you do with friends in your spare time?
In my spare time, if the weather’s nice, I like to go hiking or enjoy the outdoors.

What would be your personal motto?
My personal motto is to live every day like it’s your last.

What’s your favorite Sodalicious drink?
“Ging and Juice”: ginger ale, coconut, and pineapple.

Favorite Donut?
My favorite donut is the peanut butter and jelly one.

Favorite Bagel?
Any bagel with strawberry cream cheese is the best!

What’s your favorite food/restaurant?
My favorite food is Wings and my favorite restaurant is Wingers.

Favorite place to clothes shop?
I love shopping at Forever 21.

Favorite activities?
My favorite activity is hiking and camping.