Central Carolina People@Work — Jeanine Morton
What are five most frequently-played songs on your iPod playlist? Lalah Hathaway, “I’m Coming Back”; Marsha Ambrosius, “Chasing Clouds,” Hezekiah Walker, “Amazing,” Goapele, “Closer,” Esperanza Spalding, “Precious”
What is your favorite movie? “Lean on Me”
What is your favorite book? “The Dream Giver” by Bruce Wilkinson.
Is there a hobby you can’t live without? My massages
Is there an item or collectible you hold dear? No
Where would someone be most likely to find you on a Saturday night? On the couch reading
What was your dream job when you were a child? A marine biologist so I could spend each day swimming with dolphins
What are some of your favorite things? My earrings, Success Magazine, Pillsbury gluten-free chocolate chip cookie dough
What would be your last meal? Lobster bisque, macaroni and cheese, a Bojangle’s egg and cheese biscuit and peach cobbler
Who would be your ideal dinner guests? (Name three, living or dead) Angela Bassett, Michelle Obama, Nelson Mandela
What is something interesting most people don’t know about you? I love all things organic, natural and chemical free. It’s been part of my journey since 2009 when I was extremely sick and ended up in the hospital for two weeks.
Ideal vacation spot: Italy.
Favorite professional sports team: Hmmm
If you were given $5,000 to donate to a non-profit organization, which would you pick? One that helps orphans or missions
Ever had a brush with celebrity? Well, if you consider a personalized autograph from Tyra Banks, yes!
What would you like to know about the future? How my son will impact others and the world
What’s your favorite website? Amazon
Would you go bungee jumping or skydiving? Yes to skydiving. .. no to bungee jumping
Do you have a tattoo? No
Any fears or phobias? Falling in my dreams, getting in a serious accident as a result of my darned cell phone
Ever been outside the United States? Yes, to the Carribean and Mexico
Did you have a childhood nickname? Ne-ne
Favorite kind of cookie? Chocolate chip, Lorna Doone cookies.
Favorite season? Spring
What’s the hardest thing you’ve ever had to tell someone? That the job capacity a person was in was not a good fit for them
Would you consider plastic surgery if someone else paid for it? Nope ... I try and celebrate my flaws as well as my positives.
What’s the most embarrassing experience you’ve ever had at work? When I was pregnant, we had a children’s book vendor at our office, and I started crying for no reason! Yes, I was a tad bit hormonal!
Which actor would portray you in a movie about your life? Angela Bassett, because of her strength
Biggest pet peeve? Tie between being late and a “woe is me” attitude
What’s your usual wake-up time in the morning? 5 a.m.
What talent do you wish you had? I wish I were artistic.
Ever seen a ghost? Huh?
What superhero power would you most like to have? Fly
What was your favorite TV show when you were growing up? “Fresh Prince of Bel Air”
Favorite band or musical artist? Mint Condition
To keep the stars on the flag nice and even, which state should be traded for Puerto Rico? Don’t have a clue! Geography is not my thing!
What’s your cell phone ringtone? Vibrate?
Favorite dessert? Tie between apple pie and peach cobbler
Who’s your best friend and why? Tonia — we met in college, and she’s been there for me through the good and bad times in my life.
If you could go back in time and change one historic event, what would it be? Slavery
What’s your favorite condiment? Ketchup! I’m definitely a sauce girl!
Do you have bumper stickers of any kind on your car? Yep, made it to the top of Grandfather Mountain bumper sticker.
If you could never hear the music of one musical artist ever again, which would it be? Justin Bieber
If you could create one rule that all society had to live by, what would it be? Develop the leader in you, then go and develop the leader in others.
How do you define success? Success is that point where you’ve done and seen enough and begin to go after why you were placed on this earth.
Ever wondered why Kamikaze pilots wore helmets? Nope
Hamburger or pizza? Pizza
Describe your life philosophy in six words or less: Be well and do well.