Mospress is back in action for Term 4, and has kicked off their first week with another Mosman Youth interview

 SPOTLIGHT ON Ellen, interviewed by Portia

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What is your spirit animal?

The animal I most connect with is a koala.

What is your favourite food?

Falafel! I love falafel…

What did you want to be when you were younger?

Ummm…. I wanted to be a comedian I think (laughs)

What is your favourite breakfast cereal?

Nutrigrain. But I ate it too much, so now I don’t like it as much anymore.

How old are you?

22

Have you ever been pulled over by a cop?              

I personally haven’t, but I’ve been in the car as a passenger when the driver got pulled over.

Why do you like working with young people?

Because it’s fun, and different. I don’t know (laughs). Mainly because it’s fun.

What is your favourite genre of music?

Alternative or rock.

What school did you go to/where are you from?

I went  St Mary’s in Manly, and St Luke’s for a year. Then we moved to Melbourne and I went to High School there.

What do you do when you work? What’s your favourite part?

Talk to young people. Play games with young people. I run the NEST volunteer group that’s all about nutritional education and cooking. I also work on our school holiday program excursions which I really like.

Where’s your favourite place in the world?

Canmore in Canada