Chris Denise Ricks

Published 8:34 am Friday, September 4, 2009

Name: Chris Denise Ricks

Age: 34

Occupation and title: Hairstylist

Spouse’s name: Shawn Ricks

Children’s names and ages: DaShawn, 15, Darious, 13, Alyssia, 12, Tradell, 10, and JaQuis, 8

Church affiliation: Faith Outreach Tabernacle Apostolic Faith Church of God

If I could change my name, I’d make it: Pastor Ronnie Warren

Pet I’d like to own: Red-and-white Siberian Husky

People say I look like: My mom

Favorite movie of all time: “Not Easily Broken”

TV show I never miss: “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne”

The secret to happiness is: Knowing Jesus

I wish I knew how to: Read music

Song I’d love to sing karaoke to: “It Ain’t Over,” by Maurette Clark

If I had to eat only three foods for the rest of my life, they’d be: Spaghetti, lasagna and fish

Three words that best describe me: Loving, caring, helpful

One superpower I wish I had: Read minds

Book currently on my nightstand: Bible

My proudest achievement: When I married my husband and had five children

My most humbling moment: When I won a talent show for singing

My most recent trip: Myrtle Beach, S.C.

My life won’t be complete until: I’m rich enough to help everyone that I love and who needs help

My friends think I’m: Crazy and talented

I really lose my cool when: People lie

Favorite college sports team: Virginia Tech

Favorite pro sports team: Washington Redskins “Go Skins”

Favorite color: Turquoise

What’s the best life lesson you’ve learned, and who taught you? Everything you do, do it with all you got — my father, Pastor Ronnie Warren

What’s the best decision you’ve made in life? To accept Christ as my savior at the age of 14

Which local charitable or non-profit organization do you wish more people would support? American Diabetes Association

What gives you the blues? Losing a love one

What’s your best childhood memory? Playing football and hide and seek with all my cousins