10 Questions with Di Nguyen


Di Nguyen

Written by Linh Ly

Question: What is your biggest regret?

Answer: I don’t really have any life-changing regrets, but I do have regrets on some of the answers I put on most of my tests.

Q: How would you describe yourself?

A: I’m shy around I people I don’t know, but I’m very funny and outgoing around the people I do know. I’m also quite sarcastic at times.

Q: Who do you admire? 

A: I admire all the strong female figures around the world. I love hearing about their stories and seeing their positive influences on the world.

Q: At what point did you realize that the tooth fairy and Santa Claus weren’t real?

A: I realized that Santa Claus wasn’t real at around age 9. He didn’t reply to any of my “Dear Santa” letters, so I gave up trying to contact him. Although to be honest, I’m pretty sure my parents didn’t really bother trying to mail those letters. I never believed in the tooth fairy because barely anyone talked about the tooth fairy.

Q: What is the best movie you ever watched?

A: I have a lot of favorite movies, but the best one that I watched has got to be Wonder Women (2017). I saw the movie in theaters with my cousins and the plot/graphic was amazing on the big screen.


Q:What is your favorite season? Why?

A: My favorite season is winter because a lot of things happen during that time for me. My birthday is during winter, and so is Christmas. During winter, I also get time off of school, so that’s a bonus.

Q: How do you treat your friends and family?

A: I’m usually loud and outspoken around my family and close friends. Whenever they’re in trouble, I usually try to help them in the best way that I can.

Q: What is the most embarrassing thing that ever happen to you?

A: The most embarrassing thing that has happened to me was when I tried to hang out with a group of kids from my neighborhood, but they forgot who I was. I turned around and ran back to my house without saying anything.

Q: Do you believe that there’s life on Mars? Why is that?

A: I love believing in conspiracy theories, so I do think that there’s life on Mars. I’m sure that with the right scientific advancements, we’ll be able to ship people off to Mars as well.

Q: Why did your parents give you your name?

A: According to my mom, in an old-Vietnames language, Di means happiness and smile.