author: Raven Arterberry
description: "Deanrea Sykes Interview"
tags: ["interview", "btw-news"]
title: "Interview with Deanrea Sykes"
Deanrea Sykes is the Class of 2019 president. After his nomination for Mr. Hornet, Booker T. Newspaper interviewer and creative writer, Raven Arterberry, took time to ask him a few questions about the future he sees for himself after graduating and also what his the time he spent at BTW meant to him.
Raven: Where do you see yourself in 30 years?
Deanrea: I see myself being a lawyer and fighting for the LGBT+ community, women, and African Americans. I also see myself running for a political office.
R: How have you contributed to Booker T?
D: I’ve tried to get involved as much as I can and to learn as much as I can. I represent this school and have given my time.
R: What do you want to your legacy to be?
D: That I loved everyone, no matter what they looked like or how popular they were. Everyone is a person.
R: When you are an alumnus, how will you give back to your alma mater?
D: Turn in good publicity. I will be back at Booker T and I will be here for Booker T. If I’m famous, I will give BTW a shoutout. I’ll be connected and give back my time and money.
R: What advice do you have for underclassmen?
D: Get involved. Everything that you do matters. Be kind to everyone, because you never know what they are going through. Have a vision of what you want to do after high school. Have something to believe in, something that you’d give everything for.
R: What is your favorite hobby and why?
D: Reading. It’s like a movie I can create in my head.
R: What is a fun fact about yourself?
D: I have no middle name.