Tierra Bartie
Tierra Bartie
Student Mentor
About Tierra
Port Arthur, Texas
High School:
Memorial High School
Journalism with a concentration in digital and print, and a minor in English
What did you want to be when you were growing up?

I wanted to be a cupcake baker.

What career are you working toward?

A career in the media industry, possibly at a print and digital outlet.

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

I competed in a news and editorial writing competition in UIL. I took first place in district, and realized I could make a career out of it.

Who inspires you?

My parents and grandparents.

What three traits best describe you?

Passionate, self-driven, and a leader.

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

I can cook almost anything, and I do photography.

What's your favorite place in the world?


If you could visit any place you've never been, where would you go?

United Kingdom.

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

I enjoy sleeping, eating, and working out.

What are your favorite books and/or movies?

MOVIE: Superfly.

Who is your favorite musician/band?

J. Cole and Elevation Worship.

What is your favorite meal?

Anything with rice and gravy, spicy seafood, Mexican food, and Wing Stop.

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