What is your favorite after school snack?
My favorite after school snack is popcorn.
What made you want to join The 84 Movement?
I wanted to join the The 84 Movement’s Statewide Leadership Team to gain new leadership experience and to use my passion for substance misuse and mental health advocacy to create change.
What is your favorite part about being on the Statewide Leadership Team?
My favorite part about being a part of the SLT is having the power to create change with different youth at the state level. I have loved getting to know everyone on the SLT and learning about their unique experiences from across Massachusetts.
What is one thing you HAVE to have in your backpack at all times?
I always have to have a my Kindle in my backpack at all times. I find that reading always helps me relax, especially when the day is stressful.
What is one of your favorite moments you have had working with the Statewide Leadership Team?
One of my favorite moments on the SLT was when I had the honor of facilitating a workshop, which was aimed to educate youth across Massachusetts about tobacco and the tobacco industry’s tactics.
What is one message you have for other youth about their role in tobacco control?
My advice to other youth is: to never be afraid to take the next step forward when it comes to prevention. Whether that means educating yourself, helping others learn, or even joining a new organization. Everyone has the power to create change!
What’s your favorite holiday?
My favorite holiday is Christmas because the entire holiday season is filled with opportunities to see and celebrate with members of my family and friends.
What’s your favorite hairstyle?
My favorite hairstyle is a messy bun because it stays out of my way while I work.
Favorite sport and why?
My favorite sport is skiing because I love being out on the snow; it brings me a sense of excitement and happiness as I fly down a mountain. My love for snow may have to do with the fact that I was born in a blizzard!