Courtney – Afro-Latina Love

What is your biggest accomplishment?

Earning my GED and becoming an “A” student in college.

What has been your biggest challenge?

Getting through everyday life despite being diagnosed with Lupus and Fibromyalgia.

Who do you admire?

My grandmother because she never turns anyone away who needs help. She is always there through good and bad.

What is your favorite way to spend the weekend?

I love to volunteer, I feel obligated to help the less fortunate. I love to help people.

What is the first thing you notice about other people?

I notice if they are making eye contact and their body language.

What is your favorite smell?

I love the smell of my favorite Puerto Rican dishes cooking, like arroz con gandules, tostones and pastelillos.

What is your favorite sound?

The rhythm of salsa music!

What is one thing you’re very good at?

I am a very good writer!

What is one thing you miss about being a kid?

I miss not having to pay any bills.

What is your favorite show of all time?

Strong Medicine

What is your biggest regret?

Not starting college sooner.

What are your pet peeves?

Women/men who don’t take care of their children; people who think they are better than you.

Who is your favorite superhero?

Wonder Woman

Who is your favorite celebrity?

Alicia Keys

If your life were a book, what would the title be?

“What Doesn’t Kill You Only Makes You Stronger!”