Summit County Mentor of the Month: Misty McMillian |

Summit County Mentor of the Month: Misty McMillian

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Q: What is one of your favorite things to do with the young person you are mentoring?

A: Luckily, Fabiana and I love to eat and try all different types of food. I’ve finally met a food soul mate. We also enjoy spending time outdoors, taking hikes with the dog, snowboarding and playing games.

Q: Who is the most influential person in your life? (and why?)

A: My grandmother was always loving and supportive. She would play games with me for hours and sometimes let me win at Old Maid and Candyland.

Q: Share an experience that made an impact on you.

A: I had a coach in high school who believed in me and helped plant the seeds of self-confidence. Sports allowed me to go to college and beyond. I will always be grateful for that.

Q: What words of wisdom would you pass on to someone who is thinking about becoming a mentor.

A: Don’t wait, I always wanted to become a mentor but thought I was too busy. There is never a better time than now.

Decade born: 70s

Born and raised: Oklahoma

Music: All types from country to hip hop

Favorite book: “Pride and Prejudice” – I read it every year.

Hobbies: Reading, going to sporting events and live music

Passionate about: Expanding my horizons and challenging myself.

Favorite outdoor activities: snowboarding, hiking, disc golf, learning to dirt bike.

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