What was your first “real” job?
I was a lifeguard and a catering cook.
Where would you go if you wanted to spark your creativity?
I would make plans with Leigh Yung Li, who always awakens my muse. I could use a big dose of her right about now!
Complete this sentence: I am embarrassed when…
... I make a joke that ends up completely going astray & possibly hurting someone's feelings. Also, when my laundry-trapped underwear comes out of my pantleg onto the floor in my classroom.
What values did your parents instill in you?
Hard work, pride in my culture, appreciation for the fine arts, respect for family and tradition.
Name 3 fads from your teenage years.
Rubiks cube, legwarmers, overalls unhooked at one clasp.