Amanda Fleetwood

Published 10:11 am Friday, September 7, 2012

Name: Amanda Fleetwood


Age: 25

Occupation: Substitute teacher at the Children’s Center

Children’s names and ages: Nikiya Claude, 3

Church affiliation: Baptist

If I could change my name, I’d make it: Diamond

Pet I’d like to own: Yorkie

People say I look like: My mother

Favorite movie of all time: “Friday”

TV show I never miss: “Bad Girls Club”

The secret to happiness is: Being playful

I wish I knew how to: Be more independent

Song I’d love to sing karaoke to: Refill – Elle Varnel

If I had to eat only three foods for the rest of my life, they’d be: Pizza, fried chicken, and macaroni and cheese

Three words that best describe me: Kind-hearted, respectful and loveable

One superpower I wish I had: To bring blessings to the world

Book on my nightstand: Bible

My proudest achievement: Becoming a mother and graduating from high school

My most humbling moment: Seeing someone lose their life right in front of me

My most recent trip: Pennsylvania

My life won’t be complete until: I see my daughter finish school

My friends think I’m: Funny and crazy

I really lose my cool when: Someone disrespects me

Favorite pro sports team: Dallas Cowboys

Favorite college sports team: Rutgers

Favorite color: Pink

Best life lesson I’ve learned, and who taught me: Show respect to get respect – my mother

Best decision I’ve made in life: Always put God first

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: Listening to gospel music

Best childhood memory: When the youth choir used to sing at King’s Dominion

Most recent venture: Going to the zoo with my daughter