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Jalessa Scott

Published 10:28am Sunday, February 10, 2013

Name: Jalessa Scott

Scott

Age: 21

Occupation and title: Cashier at New Dixie Mart

Children’s names and ages: Cassidy Flythe, five months

Church affiliation: First Baptist

If I could change my name, I’d make it: I wouldn’t change it.

Pet I’d like to own: Yorkie

People say I look like: My Aunt Trisha

Favorite movie of all time: “Lion King”

TV show I never miss: “Love & Hip Hop”

The secret to happiness is: Love and do whatever you want, you have only one life to live

I wish I knew how to: Cook like my grandma and mother

Song I’d love to sing karaoke to: “Trust & Believe” by Keyshia Cole

If I had to eat only three foods for the rest of my life, they’d be: chicken, pizza, stuffing

Three words that best describe me: Loud, goofy, bookworm

One superpower I wish I had: Read minds

Book currently on my nightstand: “Twilight” series

My proudest achievements: Going back to college after having my baby

My most humbling moment: Giving birth to my daughter and holding her for the first time

My most recent trip: Petersburg, to school
My life won’t be complete until: I see my daughter grow up

My friends think I’m: Funny and good to go out with

I really lose my cool when: I do for people and they don’t acknowledge it

Favorite college sports team: Duke

Favorite pro sports team: Redskins

Favorite color: Purple

Best life lesson I’ve learned, and who taught me: Love like you’ve never been hurt

Best decision I’ve made in life: Going back to college

Local charitable or nonprofit organization I wish more people would support: Breast cancer

What gives me the blues: Sad love songs

Best childhood memory: Playing with siblings and cousin

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