Senior Spotlight: Christian Baker


Farrin Mumpower

Christian Baker

Farrin Mumpower, Reporter

Do you value your successes or failures more? Why?

“I value my failures more because they turn you into the person you’re supposed to be and you learn from your mistakes.”


What do you want most out of life?

“I want to be a good person and give back to the people who have helped me through to be where I am today.”


What terrifies you the most? Describe a scenario where you would feel this way.

“Bees and heights.”


What would happen if you never wasted another minute of your life, what would that look like?

“I would get to do everything I ever wanted… like travel and meet new people.”


Do you consider yourself the hero or the villain in your story?

“Hero? Obviously.”


Who are you really? Describe yourself without using your name, or any attributes given to you by society and really think. Deep down, who are you?

“Funny… kind of outgoing… spontaneous.”


Describe a time in your life where you felt pushed to your farthest physical, mental, and/or emotional boundary.

“Back when I was a gymnast and the coaches were pushing me on a new skill and I just couldn’t do it. But, they finally pushed me to where I would.”


Are you sincere when you talk to other people or are you just being diplomatic?

“Sincere, I want to be real, not fake.”


Is there something you wished everyone knew about you?

“People think I’m shy, but I am actually outgoing when I get to know you.”


Describe an activity that you love. Now describe a quality that you believe you have acquired through that activity. Give a specific example.

“Cheerleading and I’ve learned leadership. I have to lead a crowd and get the people and the other girls pumped.”