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"I am a Legacy Maker"-Nevaeh Otero

Nevaeh Otero

“I am a Legacy Maker”

Enjoy this personality profile, which gives people in the Middletown school district a chance to meet and learn about their scholars. These scholars chose their questions, designed to create a mini-profile of their lives.

Meet Nevaeh Otero, a Twin Towers eighth-grader.

Her inspiration: My parents are the most inspiring people to me. I know it’s a common thing to say, but I mean it wholeheartedly. My parents are very supportive of me and others, and they’ve taught me how to handle certain situations in life and that makes up who I am. When I have a kid, I want to be like both my parents combined, and give my child the awesome life that I’m living.”

Three places he wants to visit: “Arizona (I love Arizona), Trinidad and Tobago, and Canada (I would like to see their colorful money).”

Her music: “I’m all over the place with my music. I love old school R&B, 80s and 90s rap, alternative music, 70s to 90s rock, metal and heavy metal.”

The last good book she read: “‘The Secret.’ It gives you secret tips on how to have a positive outlook on life, and how to attract the positive and avoid the negative.”

What she likes the most about herself: “My witty personality. I love that I can start conversations easily with mind-jogging questions, or cheer people up with jokes. Not only that, I love making people laugh and smile.”

Her three favorite movies: “‘Hidden Figures,’ ‘Bolt’ and ‘Space Jam.’”

The world’s biggest problem: “Negativity. People think too much about the small bad things, and not about huge great things. I don’t blame them too much. It happens to all of us. I sometimes get a little negative. We just all have to learn how to pick ourselves up and be positive.”

Her ideal meal: Baked macaroni and cheese with callaloo and crab legs, along with mashed sweet potatoes with marshmallows.”

If she had $1 million: “Donate to the poor and hospitals, I’d also give it to my parents and let them put it towards college.”

What makes her happy: “Smiles, laughter and softball.”

In 10 years she’ll be: “23 years old.”