About Me

I thought I might do a little survey convey a little more about myself to you guys. 🙂

Info

Name: Jennifer (Jenni) Joslyn

Age: 20 something.

Gender: Female.

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Food: Grilled cheese sandwiches, all fruits & veggies (can you believe it?!), & sushi sushi sushi.

Drink: coffee, tea, and smoothies. I love throwing a bunch of seemingly random fruits and vegetables together into the Vitamix and making something delicious!

Book: I have a lot of favorites… but I really enjoyThe Bible,  The Art of War by Sun Tzu & of course, The Harry Potter series.

Song: Changes all the time. Right now I’ve been frequently listening to “Miracles” by Coldplay. I also really love “Aquaman” by Walk The Moon.

Band: I really enjoy Walk the Moon. I recently saw them in concert & they were incredible. Hillsong United is also great.

Solo Artist: Michael Jackson or Dolly Parton.

Place: Kauai, Hawaii. Or home – Southern California.

Sport: I like golfing, but I was a dancer of most of my life. (both an art and a sport, in my opinion!) I love watching football and soccer.

Male actor: Robert Carlyle, Tom Hiddleston, Tom Hanks and Martin Freeman.

Female actor: Zoe Saldana, Jennifer Morrison, Lupita Nyong’o, Emma Watson, and Uzo Abuba.

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Life:

Schooling: I am currently finishing up my Bachelor’s degree. Will be finished soon!

BF: My best friend is also my boyfriend! We have been together for almost 4 years.

Political ideology: I studied political science for a time, so the whole concept and psychology of how politics work in the mass population has always been more interesting to me than “choosing a side”. All in all, I have various and different views on some major topics and I do not align or identify myself as one faction or the other.

Religion: I am a Christian; I fully believe in God and that He sent His one and only son so that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life.

Tattoos: I do not have any.

Piercings: I have four – two in each ear.

Languages: The only language I can fluently speak is English. However, I understand Spanish and I am trying to learn how to speak it. I wish I had learned to fluently speak another language when I was younger… however, it’s never too late!

Reason behind your blog’s name: One of my nicknames is ‘Jen’ and I wanted my blog to be a positive representation of the ‘next generation’. 🙂

Why you blog: I started blogging because i specifically wanted to be more transparent to my friends and family. I wanted to break out of my introverted shell and one of the best ways i knew how to express myself is through writing. Overtime, that expression began to coincide with the feelings and situations involving my peers and some began to express to me that they could relate. I love writing and I love people; this blog was a great way to reach out!

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BONUS ROUND

1. Are you named after anyone? 

Jennifer is a modern variation of the name Guinevere. Queen Guinevere was the wife of the legendary King Arthur and the “girlfriend” of his brave knight, Sir Lancelot. Yikes… but hey, she’s a pillar of romantic Welsh legend!

Plus my middle name is Jacqueline, which is my mom’s first name. 🙂

2. When was the last time you cried? 

Yesterday, while watching a young woman from Mexico win the final leg of a triathlon. On television. In a restaurant. (I cry tears of joy when someone else cries tears of joy, always.)

3. Do you have kids?

Nope!

4. If you were another person, would you be a friend of yourself? 

Yeah! But I wouldn’t get between me and my food. Particularly grilled cheese sandwiches.

5. Do you use sarcasm a lot?

I used to… but now I try to tame the sarcasm levels. It’s lazy humor.

6. Will you ever bungee-jump?

Not sure. It’s never been something I just had to do.

7. What’s your favorite cereal?

Don’t let me lose you here: shredded wheat. I just love it.

8. What’s the first thing you notice about people?

Eyes – whether or not they are making eye contact with me.

9. What is your eye color? 

Hazel – blue, green, brown mixture.

10. Scary movie or happy endings?

Happy endings. I’m such a sucker for a Disney joy-fest!

11. Favorite smells? 

Fresh coffee beans. Gardenias. Apple Pie. Artistry Men’s shaving cream. (LOL)

12. Summer or winter?

Summer – tropical conditions, preferred. 😉

13. Computer or television?

Computer. I am an Netflix user, anyway! I can always binge watch Parks & Rec on my laptop.

14. What’s the furthest you’ve ever been from home?

Colombia, South America, I think. Beautiful place.

15. Do you have any special talents?

I really love to write, fiction and non-fiction pieces.

16. Where were you born?

Los Angeles, California, USA

17. What are your hobbies?

Writing, reading, dancing, singing, anything involving some form of professional education (taking online classes for fun, etc.)

18. Do you have any pets?

Nope. But oh, how I’d love a Siberian Husky…

19. Favorite movie(s)?

Armageddon, Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls, 10 Things I Hate About You, The Princess Bride, Lord of the Rings: Return of the King, Tangled, I can go on and on and on…

20. Do you have any siblings?

Two! A younger brother and a younger sister.

21. What do you want to be when you grow up?

Professional, happy, and changing for the better every single day. 🙂

– Jenni xoxoxo

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