School Standouts: Ejiro Ntekume

Name: Ejiro Ntekume

School: Long Beach Polytechnic High School

College: UC Berkeley / UCLA

Favorite Band/Artist: Fela Kuti

Favorite Song: "He has His Hands on you", by Marvin Sapp

Favorite Food: African Jollof rice and plantain

Favorite Local Hangout: Manhattan Beach

Favorite Movie: Aladdin (old and new!)

Favorite Teacher: Taylor Nichols

Favorite City: New York

First Job: PreSchool Party Planner

Favorite Subject In School: Anything rooted in the arts (dance, music, theatre)

Last Book I Read Was: Children of Blood and Bone

Favorite Superhero: Black Panther

Life Quote: "Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself."

I Most Admire: The things that I am capable of

My Biggest Inspiration: My dad

If I Could Go Anywhere In The World It Would Be: Barcelona

My Favorite Sports Team: Bay Area Warriors

My Favorite Sports Player: Stephen Curry

Favorite Saying: NA

Favorite Word: pulchritude

If I Could Have Dinner With Anyone It Would Be: Oprah Winfrey

Favorite TV Show: When They See Us (Netflix series)