Senior Boys “Best Of” 2018


Biggest Heart: Chase Kuapahi

What is the kindest thing you have done for someone? Donated/volunteered to family shelters What are daily acts of kindness you do? Just saying hi to people, it’s easy What is the meanest thing you have ever done to someone? Don’t snap when I snap people up Other than you, who do you think has the biggest heart? My mom.


Most Well-Known on Campus: Manny Zarate

What makes you so known throughout the school? I’m not sure, possibly because I treat everyone like I would like to be treated. Could also be because all the sports I do and how my mom taught me to lead and carry myself. How many people do you greet or talk to in the hallway every day? Almost anyone and everyone, everyday, no matter what mood I am in. What do you think is the first thing that comes to mind when people hear your name? Probably an inside joke of sort, hopefully it’s not puppy, monkey, baby. What actor would play you in a movie? The great Mario Lopez. What do you like the best about your personality? What’s not to like about me? But I guess my modesty.


Funniest: Zach Smith

What is the funniest thing that has ever happened to you? Algebra 2 and meeting Miguel. What is the funniest joke you have ever told? The hell kind of question is this? They all are. What is the best prank you have pulled on a person or had pulled on you? I was convinced that my friend and his best friend were friends with benefits. Who is your favorite comedian and why? Always liked Daniel Tosh and Don Rickles. Don for his self-deprecating humor and improv. Always thought Impractical Jokers were funny too. But I still think I’m my favorite comedian overall. I got it all going for me baby.


Most Likely to Have a Reality TV Show: Jacob Phillips

What would your reality TV show be called? A Date With Jake What would your reality TV show be about? Girl or boy (1st) spends the day going on adventures and doing hoodrat stuff with yours truly, Jacob Phillips (doesn’t have to be a “date”) Who would be your co-stars or castmates in your reality TV show? Madi Nash, William Bess, Zach Smith, Jarod Rappaport What channel would your reality TV show air on? MTV ALL THE WAYY! What is your favorite reality TV show? Impractical Jokers!


Cutest pals: William Bess and Travis Cole 

(Will’s response) When and how did you meet? On February 25, 2017, 7:32 AM. We were playing on a baseball tournament and we both started to hate this song together called XO Tour Life by Lil Uzi Vert, but as time passed, we started to like the song together. So every time I give him a ride, we play the song. What is your favorite thing about your bestie? Least favorite? My favorite thing about Travis is that he’s always there for me. He is there when I have girl trouble, there when I’m lifting, and is there for me on the field. My least favorite is that he takes my jokes too much. What do you think your life would be like if you hadn’t met your BFF? A lot better. (JK I’d be lost, I’d be live Bambi) If there were a movie about the two of you, who would play who? Men in Black! I’d be Agent J (Will Smith) and Travis would be the other guy that no one knows. If both of you were stuck on a deserted island, who would survive and who would go crazy? I would survive because I’m stronger than him and more handsome and he would go crazy because he’s whipped on a girl, but at the end of the day, we will get through it because we’ve been through so much together. That’s why we are brothers.

(Travis’ response) When and how did you meet? I met him at a baseball tournament and we both hated this song X Tour Life, but then later we ended up liking it. Also we saw melons together! What is your favorite thing about your bestie? Least favorite? My favorite thing about him is when he leaves. Haha, least favorite is when he talks to me. What do you think your life would be like if you hadn’t met your BFF? My life would be way better if I did not meet him at all. He just tags along. If there were a movie about the two of you, who would play who? I would play the husband and he would be the wife because I wear the pants in the friend relationship.


Most School Spirit: Cody Wicklund

How do you express your school spirit? “Oh! My big giant blue head!” What is the craziest thing you’ve worn for spirit week? A lot of paint. What do you wish could have been included in spirit week? A better crown… What do you love the most about Sahuaro? Leaving it… just leave it at that.


Best Laugh: Chandler Serrano

What makes you laugh? My GPA. What is the funniest joke you know? My father is a pastor. I asked him, “Dad, am I a mistake?” He said, “Son, there are no mistakes in the eyes of God… only regret.” (It’s not a joke). How would you describe your laugh? Hahahahahaha… Whose laugh makes you laugh? My laugh makes me laugh.


Most Likely to Voice a Cartoon Character: Sean Leonard

What would the cartoon character you voice look like? Tall, almost definitely. What would your show/movie be about? Probably like some fish or sponge or something that lives at the bottom of the ocean. Unless that’s already been done. What is the best impression you can do? I enjoy the Southern Gentleman accent. Have you ever considered doing voiceover work? A few times!


Best Hair: Bodhi Ortiz


What is your favorite hairstyle? Mid-Taper with a Bun. Who is your celebrity hair inspiration and why? Marley himself because his length of locks define him. What is the craziest hairstyle you have ever worn? Whatever SuperCuts did to me back in elementary. What products do you use in your hair (what is your styling routine)? DevaCurl. I cleanse my hair with a cleanser, not shampoo, squeeze the excess water, then apply my conditioner 3 times a week.


Best Smile: Ben Palma

What makes you smile? My dog. Who makes you smile the most? My dog, and Gabriel Raley. Where do you go to the dentist? I don’t. What toothpaste brand do you use? Crest. Do you floss? How often? Yes, every night.


Best Ride: Landon Ogle

What kind of car do you own? 1999 Dodge Durango. How/from where did you get your car? I inherited it from my grandfather. Does your car have a name? Nope. What is your dream car? 1967 Chevy Impala. What would be the ultimate road trip in your ride? Driving to Canada while blasting the Canadian National Anthem.


Most Likely to be famous: Isaiah McAuley

What is your biggest talent? 1. All of them. Except working out. Clearly. 3. Putting things in numerical order. What is something you’d need to improve before hitting the big screen? My ability to actually get to the big screen. Who is your favorite celebrity and why? Myself. ESSKEETIT!!! Who is your celebrity look-alike? Why? Terry Crews. Isn’t it clear? What do you want to be most known for? BEING. FAMOUS. These questions are ridiculous.


Best Dressed: Max Breakey

Where do you buy your clothes? Thrift stores, H&M, ASOS, and Forever 21. What is your favorite style? My favorite style is “super gay boy…” What trends do you love? Which do you hate? I love my women’s overalls and hate jorts, backwards hats, and cowboy anything. What is the ugliest piece of clothing that you own? Basketball shorts or a Christian Church shirt. How long does it take you to get ready in the morning? The hair takes the most time, but ultimately, outfit and all, about an hour.


Most Athletic:  Gabe Raley

What sports were you involved in and how long have you been playing each sport? I was on the football team and the track team. After sophomore year, I joined the Cross Country team. I also started bodybuilding my summer before senior year. I played football for 10-11 years, and track for 7 years. Who is your favorite team? Mazatlán Venados baseball team. What is your best sports-related memory? Winning a gold medal at the Mario-Castro invite and going to state in track. What has been your worst injury while doing a sport? When I was a sophomore, I suffered a severe concussion that ended my football career. I had symptoms for about five months.


Prettiest Eyes: Ben Balda

Who do you get your eyes from? My mother, but her eyes are a darker shade of blue. Are your siblings or friends jealous of your eyes? YES! Not much else to say. Do you like your eyes? I love them, it’s one of the few things I have going for me. What is the best compliment you’ve ever received about your eyes? “Oh my God…I love your eyes.” If you completely lost your vision, what would you miss seeing the most? Beautiful women


Best Tattoos: Kevin Garcia

Describe your tattoo. I have a UFO on my inner forearm, a pyramid on my outer forearm, and a sugar skull over a rose on my bicep. What was the inspiration for your tattoo? I liked how they looked, so I got them. Where did you get your tattoo done? Fast Lane Tattoo with Pat the Man. How much did your tattoo cost? Total of $400 for all of them. How many more tattoos do you plan on getting? I’m not sure, I have two planned out next so far.


Best Artist: Alex Kasprzycki

Who/what inspires you the most? Vincent Van Gogh because I appreciate his techniques. What is your favorite popular piece of art? Graffiti/Spray paint is pretty cool. What original piece are you most proud of and why? I used digital art to create a Kingdom of Organs (church organs not internal organs). If you were commissioned to create a great piece of art, what would you make? What medium would you use? Where would you want it displayed? I would make a mural full of weird things I find aesthetically pleasing. I would use Sharpie. I would display it on a wall, I dunno…


Best Thespian: Tyler Petri

What is your favorite movie or play? Why? My favorite play is the Musical Cabaret. It had such a beautiful set and an amazing story to tell.  Do you ever get stage fright? If so, how do you cope with it? I don’t get stage fright anymore, I’m too busy having fun onstage. What is the favorite role you’ve ever played? Why? I got to play a dumb dog for a children’s play. It was so much fun because I got to be so over the top. It was a great feeling making those kids smile. Who is your favorite actor/actress? Why? My favorite actor is Steve Carell, he is such a brilliant actor and a master at improv. What celebrity scandal would you most likely be involved in later in life? After 50 years people would realize I haven’t aged and discover I’m a vampire.


Best Dancer: Ramal Hairston

What is your favorite type of dance to Dance? Hip Hop – Animation style. What is your favorite type of dance to watch? Anything involving stuff that I can’t do. For example, breakdancing. Very cool, but very difficult to learn, especially when you don’t have a lot of space. Have you taken any dance classes? No, I learned strictly from watching YouTube videos. What do you love most about dancing? Knowing that I’m doing good. When I had just started, I could barely do anything. I swear I had two left feet, my mama always told me that. I had no rhythm in my soul. What is the best performance you’ve ever done? I actually don’t perform that often. I think most people know that I can dance because, on my way home, I don’t walk, I dance. All the time. Everywhere. I’m dancing. It’s just what I do. To answer the question, my best performance was actually at a bus stop as I waited for the bus haha.


Best Musician: Brandon Dasso

What instruments do you play? Guitar, ukulele, sing, drums, bass. Who gave you your first instrument and what was it? My brother! An acoustic guitar – his first. How often do you practice? I practice almost every day if I can. There’s ALWAYS room for improvement! What is the worst part of playing it? Stretching your fingers and scaling! I still have a hard time with both. Who is your all-time favorite musician and why? Angus Young, he has the Devil in his fingers and the Blues in his soul!


Most likely to be POTUS: Justin Schicker

What would be your campaign slogan? “I’m like, 95% sure we can do this.” If you had to pick a Sahuaro student for a running mate, who would it be? Justin Schicker. If you were to be impeached, what do you think would be the cause? Kept stealing complimentary snacks from the House floor. What do you think is already great about America? I think it’s pretty great that we can incarcerate someone for life because of weed.


Best Nickname: Jesus Carrillo

What is your nickname? Chuy. If you were a rap artist, what would your rap name be? Lil Chuy. What is the story behind your nickname? Like, who gave it to you and why? My uncle, and because it’s a common name for Jesus.


Most Respectful to Women: Matt Stacey

How has your mom been an influence on you? A huge one, without her, I would not be born to respect women. Besides your family, what women do you look up to the most? Halle Berry, Michelle Obama, Anne Frank, Amelia Earhart. How do you show respect to women? By showing them who’s dominant. What is the most respectful thing you’ve ever done for a woman? The most respectful thing I always do for women is show them a quality time.


Most likely to be on Top Chef: Jacob Evans

How often do you cook? 3-5 times a week. What’s the worst meal you’ve cooked? Salad, or any other rabbit food. I am no rabbit. What’s the best meal you’ve ever cooked? Smoked elk. What would you do with the prize money?  Buy a new truck.


Best Job: Nico Montoya

Where do you work, and how long have you been working there? Raising Canes, for 8 months. How did you get the job? By being persistent. What do you love most about your job? What do you dislike about it? The culture and the vibe the restaurant brings. I hate how busy it is. Do you see yourself making a career based on the job you have? Not at all, I’m just paying my bills through high school.