Where did you grow up and what was your first language?
I grew up in a town near Boston, Massachusetts. I spoke English at home with my family.
What from your hometown do you wish you could find in New York City?
I wish New York had a pool with a high diving board to jump off of in the summer.
Where did you go to college?
Northeastern University, City College of New York
What was your favorite book in middle school?
The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien.
What is your favorite thing to do when you are not teaching?
I love to swim, cook and play guitar. I like to spend time with my family and friends, talking together or doing activities outdoors.
What is your favorite quote?
"It isn't where you came from. It's where you're going that counts." - Ella Fitzgerald