McCanners of New York | 108th Edition

McCanners of New York | 108th Edition

How long have you been at McCann and what do you do here?

1 year & 9 months – started as an AAE in June 2017 on Verizon Wireless, & am currently an AE on Verizon Wireless. 

What do you do when you’re not working?

I’d like to sound cool and say “making use of my Equinox membership.” But actually binge-watching “You” on Netflix. 

What would your DJ name be?

Dasani Waters – freshest beats in the house. 

Favorite go-to drink?

Coffee in the day, whiskey at night.

If you were to open a bar, what would you call it? 

It would be a dance bar called Twenty-Floor Seven. 

Favorite desert

The Sahara 

Favorite smell

My dad’s chicken curry  

What was your favorite birthday?

Literally every single one. I love birthdays. Yes, I have a birthday month

Last thing you Googled

“Ways to not get kidnapped in Cartagena, Colombia.”

What's your favorite scary movie?  

Shutter Island. I don’t care what they say, Leo deserved an Oscar. 

First ever job?

Dance instructor my senior year of high school 

Best Date spot in NYC?

Top of the Empire State Building 

What was your first ever concert? 

The Cheetah Girls. Yes, I wore a Cheetah sweat-suit to this concert.   

Name 3 things on your bucket list

Go to the Tomatino Festival in Spain, help spearhead a Cannes-winning campaign & volunteer at dog shelter.

Current song(s) on repeat? 

Siguelo Bailando – Ozuna, Particula – Major Lazer & DJ Maphorisa

What was the last picture you took on your phone?

Well, it’s technically it’s a screenshot but – 

What are you currently obsessed with?

Instapot recipes & Ruth Bader Ginsburg 

Name a character trait you’ve inherited from your parents.


Where do you see yourself 5 years from now?

On set of my next client’s shoot.

What is your motto?

Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game. 

What is a piece of information people would be surprised to hear about you?

I’m (almost) a Black Belt in Karate.

Best piece of advice someone has given you?

No matter how panicked you are, never let it show. 

Favorite Instagram account you think everyone should follow.

sincerelysimmy (yes, it’s my account) 

What’s your spirit animal?

A lioness

First celebrity crush?

Chace Crawford 

Celebrity doppelgänger?

If you close both your eyes, I kinda look like Priyanka Chopra. 

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