Michelle Hernandez

Published 10:48 am Saturday, February 18, 2012

Name: Michelle Hernandez

Michelle Hernandez would like to own a cheetah. -- JAMES ARTIS | TIDEWATER NEWS

Age: 35

Occupation: Homemaker

Companion’s name: Dustin Taylor

Children’s names and ages: Alicia Hernandez, 9

If I could change my name, I’d make it: Nothing different

Pet I’d like to own: Cheetah

People say I look like: My mom

Favorite movie of all time: “Lost Boys”

TV show I never miss: “Criminal Minds”

The secret to happiness is: Live life to the fullest

I wish I knew how to: Play guitar

If I had to eat only three foods for the rest of my life, they’d be: Japanese food, hamburgers, seafood

Three words that best describe me: Kind, caring, motherly

One superpower I wish I had: To fly

Book on my nightstand: “Sizzling Sixteen” by Janet Evanovich

My proudest achievement: Being a mother

My most humbling moment: The death of my daughter’s father

My most recent trip: Charlotte, N.C.

My life won’t be complete until: I travel the world

My friends think I’m: Crazy

I really lose my cool when: Someone harms a child

Favorite college sports team: Old Dominion University

Favorite pro sports team: Washington Redskins

Favorite color: Green

Best life lesson you’ve learned and who taught you: To always tell the truth — my mother

Best decision I’ve made in life: Having a child

Local charitable or non-profit organization I wish more people would support: Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters

What gives me the blues: Rain

Best childhood memory: Spending time with friends

Your most recent venture: Getting a place of my own