Arath Herrera
Arath Herrera
Media Assistant
Waco, Texas
High School:
Rapoport Academy High School
Converged Broadcast Media
What did you want to be when you were growing up?

I wanted to be a lawyer for the longest time, and then I wanted to pursue art.

What career are you working toward?

I want to work for a news station or media company, film footage, and edit videos.

When you were in high school, how did you choose your career path?

I was in a program called LEAD and visited the news station in my city. I fell in love with the environment and knew I wanted to be in the media world.

Who inspires you?

My family, especially my mom.

What three traits best describe you?

Creative, adventurous, trustworthy.

What are your skills or talents that most people don't know about?

I paint and have had my art displayed in art magazines and shows, and I have my mural close to my school.

What's your favorite place in the world?

Anywhere but my room. I love to be out in the world.

Where would you go if you could visit any place you've never been?

The Louvre in Paris, France.

What do you enjoy when you're not working or studying?

Working on random crafts, hanging out with friends, going to new places, and being anywhere that inspires me.

What are your favorite books and/or movies?

BOOK: Diary of a Wimpy Kid, by Jeff Kinney. MOVIE: Rec.

What is your favorite meal?

Mami's sopecitos.

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