- What is your middle name?
Muthoni, it means in-law
- What is your favorite color?
Blue, any variations but mostly baby blue
- Who was your first best friend?
My cousin who was pretty much my twin growing up. We had matching outfits and everything.
- How tall are you?
I used to be 5’4 for the longest but had a little late blooming last year which puts me at 5”6 now.
- Cats or Dogs?
Cats because they leave you alone for the most part. I also think most cats are Scorpio and I am a Scorpio too haha
- Funniest moment throughout School?
When I was growing up in Kenya, we used to get hit with a ruler if we acted up. Most students used to cry but I was a born rebel so I used to laugh while the teacher slapped my hands with the ruler. 😛
- How many countries have you visited?
I guess 3 if you count Kenya and U.SA. As you can tell from my blog, I’ve visited South Africa in the past but it’s such a big country, I didn’t get to see it all.
- Are you in/gone to college?
Both. I got my bachelors in pharmacy last year and this year I’ll get my Doctorate in pharmacy aka PharmD
- What was your favorite/worst subject in High School?
My favorite subject was English world literature cause I liked interpreting poems and other writing. I choked up on my oral analysis of Martin Luther Kings’ I have a dream speech but I still got a 5 on my IB English score. Worst subject became IB Math because I hated vectors and writing papers about math problems. Thank God for a guy named Ryan who helped us with all of our Math papers!
- What is your Favorite drink?
Spicy chai latte. Starbuck’s doesn’t even get it right. Only middle eastern or East African cafes get it right usually.
- What is your favorite animal?
Cheetah. Cause they’re super-fast and have beautiful print. Also, they’re cats as you can refer to #5.
- What is your favorite perfume?
It changes depending on the season. For summer, Marc Jacobs Daisy. For winter, Chanel Mademoiselle. For spring, J’adore.
- Tea or Coffee?
Tea as described in #10. I only drink iced coffee drinks such as Frappuccino with a lot of chocolate chips. I am too caffeine sensitive so, I stay away from expressos and such.
- What would you (or have you) name your children?
I am one of those people who is pro-adoption, so if the kid comes with a name, we’ll stick to that. Otherwise, for a boy, I would go with Oscar who will be nicknamed Ozzy and if a girl, Sierra Leone, like the country. I think the latter would make for a nice model name which is what I would probably try to encourage in my children if they came out tall and with good bone structures lol.
- What Sports do you play/Have you played?
I played tennis and cross country in high school. I don’t do as much running as my knees are weak but I did go play tennis last weekend. Freshman year of college, I played intramural badminton but despite my partner and I sucking, we still made it to the semifinals my default as our opponents wouldn’t show up for the games.
- What is your favorite book?
Americanah by Chimamandah Ngozi Adichie. She also has great prose about being a feminist and she’s just an overall bad ass writer.
- Who are some of your favorite YouTubers?
Jamie and Nikki, an interracial Australian couple who seem really sweet and are pretty interesting people (he’s a videographer and she’s an ex-model, who is now pursuing nursing).
- What is your favorite movie?
Used to be Titanic but would probably be “Dope” which is a great coming of age film. I remember crying at the closing scenes of Titanic. Based on the new debate that Rose and Jack could have both fit on the plank, I have become a bit jaded towards the movie. If you haven’t seen “Dope”, I highly recommend it.
- Are you Single or Taken?
Taken by me, myself, and I haha. Seriously though, I am not looking for a relationship.
- Whats your idea of an ideal first date?
Anything that’s not the typical dinner date or involves water. A hot air balloon ride would be nice.
- How many Girlfriends/Boyfriends have you had?
All I’ll say is that the number is less than 5. I am not very big on dating. I might become an old spinster lol.
- Favorite memory from childhood?
Going to the country clubs every weekend, riding horses, and boats. Eating really well grilled meat and fried mukimo (you have to be Kenyan to know what that is but google is at your service).
- Do you speak any different languages and how well?
Swahilli-proficient. French and Spanish-conversational. I also understand Kikuyu and Kamba but I don’t speak them due to some auditory and verbal memory mismatch haha.
- Do you have any siblings?
Yes, two brothers who serve as my body guards. Good luck figuring out who’s older.
- How would you describe your fashion sense?
My fashion spirit animal is Rihanna. I am not afraid to take risks and try new things.
- What is your favorite restaurant?
It used to be Zea’s in Mobile, AL but since its unfortunate closing, I’ll have to go with Teranga in Boston which serves very delicious Senegalese food including goat and fish. Sometimes, they also have African beer.
- What are some of your favorite tv shows?
I just recently started watching “This is Us” which I think is very well thought out. I also watch a British TV show called some girls.
- PC or mac?
I started out as a PC girl with a sony laptop being my first but most of them have led to disappoint so I toughed it out and bought a mac last year. I think the shelf-life and speed is much better so its money well spent.
- What phone do you have? (iOS v Android?)
Started out with Android and loved all the phones I ever had. Due to an unfortunate accident in 2015, I switched to Apple. The camera is great but I miss my music. L
- Tell us one of your bad habits!
One of my bad habits is getting so absorbed in something that I don’t hear others when they try to talk to me. This happens to me all the time when I am at home and my family hates it. I guess I’ll try to work on this.