Yanni Ramirez Duran
Yanni Ramirez Duran
Student Mentor
High School:
West Mesquite High School

What did you want to be when you were growing up?

A doctor.

What career are you working toward?

A marketing specialist.

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

It started with wanting to become my own boss, and that's what drove me to business and finally to marketing.

Who inspires you?

My mother and father.

What three traits best describe you?

Resilient, determined, and ambitious.

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

I can read a book I genuinely enjoy in an insanely short amount of time.

What's your favorite place in the world?

With my family.

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


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

Reading books.

What are your favorite books and/or movies?

The Invisible Life of Addie Larue by V.E. Schwab.

Who is your favorite musician/band?

There are too many to choose from.

What is your favorite meal?

Chicken Alfredo with peach tea.

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