Name: Sharada Weaver
When and where were you happiest?
When I sang for a solo ensemble during my sophomore year of high school and earned the highest score.
What was one of the most defining moments in your life?
One of the most defining moments in my life was when I went to Guatemala with my family to meet my new baby brother. It was a defining moment because I realized I did not need a sister to feel like a big sister. And I knew that family did not mean you had to be blood-related.
If you were president, what is the first thing you would do?
I would bring back the Affordable Care Act in case they revoke it. And appoint reasonable people into Congress.
What does a perfect day look like to you?
A perfect day would be waking up in the late afternoon to 75 degrees and sun. I would love to spend the day at the beach, or be in a beach setting. I would also love to spend the day watching movies with friends, eating yummy food, and having a dinner party.
If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
I would try to change the part of me that is too sensitive.
What do you feel most proud of? Graduating 9th in my high school class and getting into college.
What is your strongest personal quality? Being able to understand people and be optimistic.
What is a skill you would like to learn? Playing any instrument.
What teacher in school made the most impact on you and why? My AP Government teacher, Mr. Shulman. He was an amazing teacher because he was so passionate about what he taught and he was a very fair teacher where he understood a lot of different opinions. But when he had reasons for certain circumstances, they were valid.
Best childhood memory: Singing musical songs and dressing up with my longtime friend, Aminda.
What do you consider the most overrated virtue? Patience.
What is your most marked characteristic? Spirited.
Which living person do you most admire? My friend Shanti.
Which historical figure do you most identify with? Mother Theresa.
What is it that you most dislike? Bugs.
Greatest fear: Trypophobia.
Favorite place to live: Somewhere tropical with palm trees.
Favorite occupation: Broadway actress.
Favorite writer: John Green.
Favorite song: Gravity by Sara Bareilles.