McCanners of New York | 73rd Edition
How long have you been at McCann and what do you do here?
5 months. I’m a financial analyst for Worldgroup, which means I help with forecasting and budgeting for our domestic and international agencies.
What do you do when you’re not working?
Run in Prospect Park or binge-watch TV.
Favorite go-to drink?
My mother’s sweet potato pie
A fresh can of tennis balls
Last thing you Googled?
Best date spot in NYC?
Vol de Nuit in west village
What movie makes you cry?
Seven pounds. Always. I ugly cry when I watch that movie. I can’t watch it anymore.
Where was the last place you traveled to?
Southeast Asia. Thailand and Vietnam. The food in Vietnam is worth a trip alone.
Describe yourself in 3 emoji’s
The cat smirking emoji, the yelling emoji, and the drooling emoji
Current song on repeat?
Building a Ladder by Hiatus Kaiyote
Go-to karaoke song?
No Scrubs – TLC
What was the last picture you took on your phone?
A picture of my apartment because I’m looking for a roommate. Let me know if you know anyone.
What advice would you tell your high school self?
Take more AP classes so you can test out of the general education college classes and chill or take more elective classes.
If you could be any age for a week, what age would you be?
22 ½ because that’s when I was living at home in Chicago after graduating and life was so simple.
What is the fanciest thing you've ever done?
Got invited to the President’s Suite at the U.S. Open.
What are you currently obsessed with?
Finding easy recipes on Pinterest or just anything having to do with Pinterest.
Name a character trait you’ve inherited from your parents.
Comfort with confrontation.
What would be your last meal?
Uncle Remus’ fried chicken, with Harold’s fried chicken mild sauce and fries.
Which talent would you most like to have?
I want to sing!
What do you consider your greatest achievement?
First African American woman to win a NCAA Championship title for singles play in tennis.
What is your motto?
What you work for will come
Where are you most likely to splurge?
Lower east side after 1am.
If you could live at any point in history what point would that be - and why?
Now, because even with the racism and sexism that persists in the US, never has there been a better time to be a Black woman in America.
Your worst habit?
Biting my lip
One thing you have always wanted to do and have not yet done.
Earn one million dollars.
Who is the most glamorous person you have ever met?
Pick two celebrities to be your parents.
Eva Mendes and Idris Elba.
Favorite Instagram account you think everyone should follow.
Favorite Restaurant in NYC?
Name one song that would be on the soundtrack to your life?
Anything Amy Winehouse.
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