Deborah Honore

Deborah Honore, a senior at Kennedy High School in Bloomington, is a senior reporter serving on our editorial board.

A 2013 graduate of ThreeSixty’s Intermediate Journalism Camp, she contributed her first piece on how police officers are tracking criminal activity on social media to our “Technology Issue.” She has also written about stereotypes and the “black identity” for our “Race Issue.”

Hometown: Bloomington

Favorite author: I don’t look at the author’s name, I just read the book.

Favorite musician(s): Feist, The xx, Black Keys, Ed Sheeran, Eve, Gwen Stafani, Justin Timberlake, Sbtrkt, The Chvres, Little Cars, Angus and Julia Stone, Slim Shady, The Fugees, Chrs Brown, Andre 3000, Ludacris, Missy Elliot, Ciara, Kirk Franklin, Family Force Five, Little Dragon, Dragonette, Foster the People, Lily Allen, Big Boi, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Bassnectar, Flexprod, Daft Punk and more.

Favorite Movie(s): Prince of Egypt

Favorite places/things to do in the Twin Cities: Walk through downtown Minneapolis with friends

If you could interview anyone (living) who would it be? Jackie Chan

What do you like about writing? Writing is a gateway. Connections are made all over the world through writing. Time doesn’t change what’s written and lessons are passed down through generations.

What issues are important to you? Environmental health, human rights, the stimulation of creativity in our youth

What is your ideal future career? Traveling around the world to study human culture

If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go? Egypt, Mayan ruins, Indian temples, Israel — so much history in one place.

What are your special talents? Singing, bass clarinet, 2D art, balancing a broom on my palm.

What do you do when you’re not at school? Bike, draw, hang with friends everywhere, watch episodes of Korean dramas and indie flicks, mess with my awesome family, and end each day with something new on my bucket list.

What else do you think people should know about you? Remember me now because my name will be everywhere later — in a good way! :)