Senior Q &A with T.J. Simon

Senior Q &A with T.J. Simon

Jessica Luna, Associate-Editor-in-Chief

What has been your best memory at Sahuaro? 

This year’s Regional Choir in February. Everyone was dedicated and the Clinician was really energetic and knowledgeable. Overall, it was a great experience.

Name one of your favorite teachers here at Sahuaro, and why?

Ms. Barnes because she is an amazing person and she has influenced my life greatly.

What are your plans after high school?

 I plan to go to college and major in music.

What are three fun facts about you?

I’ve been playing the guitar for 16 years, I sing, and I know some French.

What’s your motto in life?

Don’t let anyone keep you from doing what you love.

Name three of your idols/icons?

Avi Kaplan (From Pentatonix), Ms. Barnes, and Dr. Bruce Chamberlain.

If you could go back and change one thing about your high school career, what would it be?

Quit football freshman year, and begin choir in the same year. I have more interest in music, music is fun. Date Jessica Luna.

Give your freshman-self advice in ten words or less.

Take every chance you can get to do what you love.

Where do you see yourself in 15 years?

I see myself either performing as a professional Bass, teaching high school or college choir/music, or even performing singing mostly choral music.

What do you feel has been/will be your legacy left here at Sahuaro?

That I’m a vocalist who adores music.

What was the worst/most embarrassing  thing that’s ever happened to you during your time here at Sahuaro?

When I tore a ligament in my hip my sophomore year in football. It was the second game of the season and the first play of the game. All I did was plant my foot and twist my body.