What is one lesson that every parent should teach their child?
"I guess it would have to be sharing. I think bullying begins with children who don't know how to share. My kids have a hard time sharing. My son is two. I get on him all the time to share with his cousin and his sister. He has to share.…
How do you define beauty?
"Beauty is your inner-being, who you are and the person you want to be."
What makes you beautiful?
"My personality, caring spirit and the way I interact with people makes me beautiful."
Photo and interview by Marlen Lizeth Luna for The Daily Reflector…
"I know that in life to make it you have to never give up. You have to keep a positive attitude and you will be alright."
What's been your toughest lesson to learn in life?
"It's tough to not get discouraged. You can have anything you want if you put your mind to it. You have to strive for your…
"I have been through a lot. I have seen people go through more stuff than me and I have seen them bounce back and act like it didn't bother them. That makes me feel like regardless of what I go through, there is a lot worse still going on out here. I see people less fortunate than me act like there…
What is your purpose for living?
"I live for success. I want to be a better person in life. I live to achieve the dreams and goals that I have always wanted to achieve."
What does success look like to you?
"It's a far road from now but with positive thinking and motivation I can achieve my goals.…
What is the best part of being twins?
"We can date the same girl and she would never know."
Photo and interview by Marlen Lizeth Luna for The Daily Reflector
What is your outlook on life?
"I'm still struggling so my outlook on life is to do better than yesterday."
How do you think others would describe you?
"They would say that I am a kind person. I know a lot of people say it but I am really that way. I will give a person the shirt off my back if they…
How do you view Greenville?
"It's a growing town. I was born and raised here in Pitt County. In the last twenty-five years, it has really boomed."
"Greenville offers a wide variety of jobs. I see people from everywhere pouring into Greenville. There is a great cross-section of people here. I'm sure…
What is your goal in life?
"To become successful and not to be lazy. A person shouldn't be greedy and help others. I accept what people give me."
What are you struggling with in life?
"I am struggling with getting my identification so I can get a job. I am also struggling financially. I can't eat…
What motivates you every day?
"To makes those around me proud."
What is the best part of being Latino?
"Not having to tan. When I go to the beach with my friends, they just want to lay out and tan and I just go in the ocean."
When did you make your mom proud?
"When Mom realized I wasn't going to be…