Summer Intern Spotlight | Tiara Downs

We are pleased to spotlight Tiara Downs a Workforce Development Intern & co-creator of the Urban Architecture Tour

How old are you?

TD: I am eighteen years old.

Where were you born?

TD: I was born here in Rochester

What do you like to do in your free time?

TD: In my free time I like to go shopping, hang out and visit new places with my friends.

What is your favorite food?

TD: My favorite foods are soul food; collard greens and neck bones to be exact.

What is one of your hobbies?

TD: I like to run and work out.

What sports or activities have you participated in the past?

TD: Before I graduated I ran track and cross country.

What are your greatest talents? If I needed your help to do something what would it be?

TD: I’m a great dancer. I sometimes need help keeping my confidence.

What languages does your family speak at home?

TD: We speak English at home.

What is something that you fear?

TD: I fear dying.

What classes do you love and hate in school?

TD: I love history but hate English because it is one of my struggles.

Describe your favorite teacher? What types of things did you do in that class

TD: My favorite teacher always kept it real like she was related to me. She always showed us she cared about us. I did college projects in this class.

What are two things you do really well?

TD: Two things I do well are; making friends and caring for others.

What are you most excited about for this internship?

TD: I am excited about learning new things

Meet Tiara on the Historical Urban Art Tour Saturday September 2 from 2-4 PM. Purchase tickets here





Published by Calvin Eaton

(he/his/him) Calvin Eaton is a disabled community educator, content creator, and social entrepreneur, whose area of expertise includes antiracism, equity, justice, instructional design, and program development. In 2016 Mr. Eaton founded 540WMain, Inc. a non-profit online and community-based organization for accessible education and events that promote justice for all.

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