Q. What is Jake's strongest personal quality?
Ryan: Jake's strongest personal quality from my perspective is adaptability.
Q. If you had a chance for a do-over in life, what would you have done differently?
Jake: I had an opportunity to go to Maldives in October, I wish I had done that.
"I have been battle rapping for about three years. I have been rapping in general for about seven."
How do you feel about the hip-hop scene in Greenville?
"I don't think there really is one. It seems like they are trying to keep that on one side of the track. The only thing here maybe is the club…
"My husband and I noticed that there are not many Caribbean restaurants out here. It has always been our dream."
Why do you feel like people need to experience new things?
"It is really easy to go get a taco or a sub. That's available every other corner. Oxtails are one of the best dishes here.…
"What defines me has a lot to do with how you influence others. I am a personal trainer. I like to see myself have a positive impact on the lives of my clients. I enjoy seeing others doing well. I don't typically define myself based on my actions alone. I like to be there for people."
What is Jake's strongest personal quality?
Ryan: "Jake's strongest personal quality from my perspective is adaptability."
If you had a chance for a do-over in life, what would you have done differently?
Jake: "I had an opportunity to go to Maldives in October, I wish I had done that."
How did your friendship begin?
Person 2: "We were roommates in summer school."
Where are you from?
Person 2: "I'm from Philadelphia."
Person 1: "I'm from a lot of places. If I had to say a place I would say Charlotte and Atlanta."
What are you majoring in?
Person 2: "I'm majoring in sociology. I…
"I think that Greenville is great because of the support that it gives to its students. I'm a nursing student at East Carolina University. I work a ton. I do know that Greenville has my back with whatever I am doing. I like working here and I like working with the community. It's a tight bond.…
How does it feel to finally graduate?
"It feels very big, very new. It also feels like as I'm going to be entering this new chapter at UNC that a lot of doors have been opened so I'm looking forward to it."
What is something you've had to overcome?
"I've had to overcome finding my place in this…
What made you want to be an educator?
"I felt the need to give back to my community. I have a passion for working with the youth in general."
What is a technique that older people can use to connect with the youth?
"Sometimes you just have to listen. If you listen to them, then you can better…
How would you describe yourself?
"I consider myself to be a nice and intelligent person. I am a person that is respectful of other people and their beliefs. I also take pride in what I do."
What would you consider your contribution to the community?
"I would say being of service to people of the…