McCanners of New York | 68th Edition
How long have you been at McCann and what do you do here?
2 years and I’m a social strategist.
What do you do when you’re not working?
I tend to dance a lot: in class, at the club, on the streets.
Last thing you Googled?
How to escape your boring life and become a Korean pop star.
Who are your creative heroes?
RuPaul, Park Chan-Wook, Wes Craven
“Ron, this is not ok” –Sammie Sweetheart holding broken glasses after a scuffle with then-boyfriend Ronnie Ortiz-Magro
Go-to karaoke song?
“Nasty Girl” by Biggie Smalls, Jagged Edge, Nelly, and P.Diddy (when he was Puff Daddy)
What advice would you tell your high school self?
“Put down the Wendy’s and go take ballet”
If you could be any age for a week, what age would you be?
Thirty, flirty and thriving.
Your most bizarre talent?
Lip-syncing; I’m way too passionate about it!
What is the fanciest thing you've ever done?
Bought a drink at a dive bar, felt like Rockefeller.
Name a character trait you’ve inherited from your parents.
I’m pretty easy to talk to. My mom talks to everyone in our neighborhood, including the homeless people.
What would be your last meal?
A lumberjack breakfast!
What is your greatest fear?
Losing passion for the things I love.
Which talent would you most like to have?
A beautiful singing voice. I’m currently a Selena Gomez but aspire to be a Demi Lovato.
Who are your heroes in real life?
My mom. She works, cooks, cleans, dances, and still has the energy to annoy me; I can only aspire to be half as annoying as she is J
What is your motto?
“Pray for me”
What is a piece of information people would be surprised to hear about you?
I had plastic surgery as a child. I hit my face on the bathtub faucet and my cheekbone cut through. Fun times!
Your worst habit?
Drinking Pepsi (Pre-Kendall Jenner). I literally drink enough to be on Intervention.
Best piece of advice someone has given you?
“Know yourself and deliver it at all times”
Who is the most glamorous person you have ever met?
My Aunt Tati, she was “that” chick AKA a fierce diva.
Favorite Instagram account you think everyone should follow.
Its_berto9 ….JK @mdcdance -- so many great dance videos of all styles.
Favorite Restaurant in NYC?
7/11. It’s super convenient.
First celebrity crush?
Aladdin/ Prince Ali. He fought the galloping hordes, a thousand bad guys with swords, and what more could you want in a man.
Alicia Keys… she has freckles now!
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