Juana Wais

Photography by Angeli Castillo


Name: Juana Wais

Age: 17

Profession: Student

Nationality: Syrian

Motto: “Today me will live in the moment unless it’s unpleasant in which case me will eat a cookie”. – Cookie Monster


> My most valued possession.

My most valued possession would be my record player.


> One thing I cannot live without.

One thing I can’t live without is my family. They are there for me through everything and I can trust them with all my heart.


> The person who inspires me the most.

The person who inspires me the most would be my dad.


> Five things I need for survival.

Things that I would need for survival would be two books (The Shock of the Fall By Nathan Filer and More Than This By Patrick Ness), a pencil and paper, and anything that has my music on it.


> Car I would most like to own

1960-1973 Dodge Polara.


> My idea of peace

Less war.


> My goal in life.

To be content.


> Items I keep buying even though I have plenty of

Books. I buy a lot of books and I can never seem to get rid of any of them.


> Persons in my life who deserve a big old thank you

My parents and my high school counselor.


> I would most/ least like to be stuck in an elevator with

I would most like to be stuck in an elevator with Johnny Depp….and least like to be stuck in an elevator with a mother and a crying baby (no offense to mothers or crying babies).


> If I could wake up tomorrow in the body of someone else it would be

If I could wake up in someone else’s body it would have to be Pat Benatar.


> My current last song syndrome

House of the Rising Sun – The Animals.


> Recent movie that made me cry

Fast and Furious 7


> Place I most love to be in

There is this café called Third Place where my friends and I go to study or just hangout sometimes, and I love it.


> My idea of a perfect weekend

Hanging out with my brother or my friends. Doesn’t matter where as long as I’m surrounded by my friends and family.



> Right now I would most like to be in

Washington DC visiting my cousin Masouna.



> My favourite desert

Chocolate ice cream. I have some almost every weekend, and I’ve loved it since I can remember.


> If I were in death row my last meal would be

Any of my mom’s home cooked meals.


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1 Comment

  1. Safa Malki
    July 15, 2015 - 2:16 pm

    Wow you are really talented! I love your drawings. You have such great potential. Never give up on drawing, it would be sad to see someone with such talent let it go to waste.

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