“Hair” (Self-photograph, taken by India Perez-Urbano)
Name: India Perez-Urbano
Career/Professional Status: High school student — 11th grade
City you live in: New York
Country of origin or family heritage? Born in USA, Dominican-descent
Three words that best describes you: enthusiastic, nerdy and visionary
Stilettos or Flats? Stilettos
Who has always inspired you to be your best? My mother.
“Brewer Street, London”
Merengue, Salsa, Bachata or Other? R&B/Soul
What’s your favorite hobby or creative outlet? Art & Photography
25 million Latinas and counting! Your thoughts…? We’re going to take over…!
Countries you’ve visited, and your favorite one: Dominican Republic, France and England (my favorite)
Describe a perfect day off from school: Read; Figure Drawing class; go into the city; have dinner with friends at a Jazz club
Favorite TV show: The Voice
Favorite magazine: The Atlantic
Favorite Singer: Adele
What has been your biggest accomplishment so far? Recently elected Student Body President of my High School
What has been your biggest challenge in life? Nothing so far
What is your next dream? Gain admission to my first choice college next year
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