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First Person (Ben Finley)

City: Princeton.

Where did you grow up: Princeton.

Family: Mom, Kim; Pops, Donald; brother, Will.

Pets: Two cats, Jo Jo and Holly.

Student: Senior at Princeton High School.

What is the last song you listened to: “Change” by Deftones.

What is the last book you read: “Fahrenheit 451.”

What is the last television show you watched: “American Pickers.”

If you were stranded on a desert island and could have just one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be: Burritos, beans and rice.

If you were stranded on a desert island and could take only one thing with you, what would it be: My best friend, AJ.

What is your favorite local restaurant: Mickey’s Massive Burritos

If someone handed you a million dollars, how would you spend it: I would open a CD store and save the rest.

People would be surprised to know that you: Have a hobby of collecting CDs.

What is your favorite thing about your community: The Apollo.

If you could change one thing about your community, what would it be: Get Taco Bell back.

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