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Carlos Tejada


Where did you grow up and what was your first language?

I grew up in Washington Heights, and my first language was Spanish.

What from your hometown do you wish you could find in New York City?

I would have to say a beach, 'cause the beaches in New York City are not as nice as the beaches from Santo Domingo.

Where did you go to college?

I am attending college at BMCC.

What was your favorite book in middle school?

The Absolutely True Diary of A Part-Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie


What is the best part of teaching at Hamilton Grange?

The staff treats my like I am family. They are very caring and welcoming.

What is your favorite thing to do when you are not teaching?

When I’m not helping around the school, I like to go play basketball.

What is your favorite quote?

“The Job is not finished.” Kobe Bryant

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