I will say that my mother has taught me to always be creative, but this is no art project for me. It’s also a very physical form of identification, so I will not be getting one on any piece of art. My friend’s tattoo artist got him the tattoo, just to prove to all of his friends that I am real.
What do you think about the state of your body right now?
If I was healthy and hadn’t been living in a car all day, I would want to look good with a great body and not worry about it. That’s not the case. I’m pretty happy with my body, but being stuck in a car isn’t the fun it used to be for me.
Do you have any tattoos in that area?
Yep! I used to have huge arms, but now they sit in my lap. My hands are huge — they are longer than I had even imagined. If I had them to put on, it would be a great tattoo idea.
What is your biggest fear in your life?
Sticking my face in a car, and being on the road for hours at a time. My biggest fear is I would miss a day from school.
What’s your favourite thing that you have ever eaten?
My mom’s best recipe, which is a Thai fried duck. It is absolutely delicious. I love all of her cooking.
What’s your least favourite thing that you have ever eaten?
My worst-ever food. My dad had just died. He always says we are fortunate that we have all our good things in us, but he was always right.
What will you miss most from school?
I really miss the schoolwork. The classroom isn’t anywhere near as good as my own room at home.
Can you remember your first crush?
My first crush was a guy named Ben. He was actually a good friend of my dad’s. I remember him from high school and then I fell for him right away. He was really nice.
Have you ever had sex?
The day I started having sex I was 17 years old. It was my first time and I was worried about what other girls thought. Later, I started seeing more than one girl and it had a really great impact on me. Even though I was 18, I remember how important that was to me. I think having sex as young as I did helped me become