Mathaya - Senior Portrait Photography Session - Pensacola

What’s your name?  Do you have a nickname(s)?

My name is Mathaya… pronounced Muh-Tay-Uh.”

Your favorite high school memory?

“The time our football team beat our rival football team for the first time in years will always be my favorite high school memory.”

What extracurricular activities where you involved in?

“Varsity Track and Field, Soccer, Weightlifting, Art Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, Rho Kappa, Peer Helpers, Chick-Fil-A Leader Academy, Future Business Leaders of America, Optimist Club, Surf Club, Youth Advisory Council.”

What are your plans for after high school?

“I plan on going into animation at Savannah College of Art and Design.”

If you could have one song play every time you entered a room, which song would you choose?

“Dancing Queen by ABBA because quite frankly, I am a dancing queen.”

If you had the opportunity to travel anywhere, where would you go and why?

“I really want to go to Bora Bora because from what I’ve seen in pictures, it seems so pretty.”

How do you spend your free time?

“I like to draw and if we’re being honest, I also like to sleep too.”

Where do you hope to be in 10 years?

“I hope to be a very successful artist/animator possibly for Disney or Pixar.”

What’s the best advice you’ve been given?  Who gave it to you?

My mom has always told me that success is not measured by the things that you have, but the people that you touch.”

What are you most proud of accomplishing while you were in high school?

“I have the honor of being one of the top 25 artists in my school district.”

Photographer- Tiffany