Ximena L. TeenzTalk Peer Leader
1. What are you passionate about?
2. What have you learned from challenges or disappointments?
3. How do you relieve stress?
4. What is happiness?
1.) PASSION: Ximena's passion is science. She loves the idea of helping others & making improvements in the world, through science. Her favorite aspects of science are biology, chemistry, & biomedical engineering.
2.) GROWTH: Ximena talks about her interaction with a little girl she met in Jalisco, Mexico - a very poor village. She feels sad & disappointed, knowing that the girl would never be able to experience the same opportunities as herself. Being born in an area where the houses have pavement & living conditions are more privileged, Ximena says she did nothing to deserve this. She is inspired by the little girl to take advantage of all that she has & make the most of her fortunate lifestyle.
3.) STRESS RELIEVERS:
- play soccer - run, kick the ball
- go outside & breath the fresh air
4.) HAPPINESS: Ximena describes happiness as being surrounded by her friends and family. "When I see them happy, it makes me happy."