Deputy Director of OUTMemphis
Staff Member: Visit Steph’s staff page HERE
Zodiac sign: Aries
Where did you grow up?: Queens, NY
Dogs or cats?: I have two giant, lovable rescue dogs who love to monitor the perimeter of our house and ensure no cats, rambunctious teens or mail delivery people come to visit.
Cupcakes or Ice cream?: Yes.
Facebook or Twitter?: Instagram!
Favorite Place to eat in Memphis: Can’t decide. Too many delicious options!
Favorite Emoji and why: The laughing face! I like the shorthand of it. Nobody really likes writing out haha.
Hobbies: I love watching movies! I also recently started learning how to play the piano and I bake a lot!
Why do you want to be a PRYSM advisor?: I started PRYSM years ago because the center needed a space for high school aged kids to find community. I love being part of the group and providing that safe space to figure out who you are.
If you are a comfortable queer, trying to understand which identity feels right for you, or not even out yet, there’s a place for you here. Join us!
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Where did you grow up?: All over! But mostly Jonesboro, AR and Fort Walton Beach, FL (near Destin)
Dogs or Cats: Both, but I find cats to be more relatable
Cupcakes or ice cream: Cupcakes
Facebook or Twitter: Twitter
Favorite place to eat in Memphis: The Pho Binh lunch buffet ?
Favorite emoji and why: My most used emoji is ?because everything makes me laugh, but my favorite is probably ? because it makes me think of the warm fuzzies you get when you’re around the people you love.
Hobbies: Going out with friends, reading, crafting, watching horror movies
Why do you want to be a PRYSM advisor: To help create more safe spaces for queer youth — and maybe by proxy I will learn how to stay young at heart!
Zodiac sign: Taurus
Where did you grow up?: Sunny Tacoma Washington!
Dogs or cats?: Both
Cupcakes or Ice cream?: Ice cream
Facebook or Twitter?: Instagram
Favorite Place to eat in Memphis: City Silo. They have amazing acai bowls.
Favorite Emoji and why: The painted nails emoji. It can be sassy, classy, or indifferent.
Hobbies: Hanging out with my new puppy, hiking, reading, cooking.
Why do you want to be a PRYSM advisor?: To play a part in making life a little more pleasant for the local community. As a teen, I wish I had a program like this to assist me navigate this confusing/scary time. I can’t think of a better way to volunteer my time.