Kayla De Jesus is a sophomore and fourth chair for violin in orchestra.
Q: When did you start playing violin?
A: Fifth-grade, they came and introduced us to instruments, at first I wanted to be a veterinarian but I saw the violin and was like ‘I’ll play’.
Q: What inspires you to play?
A: Nothing inspires me, I just love music.
Q: How does it feel when you’re playing?
A: I feel like I’m in another world. I feel connected.
Q: What are your goals for the future?
A: I want to be a performer and be on stage. Right now, I want to go to UNT for it’s music program.
Q: Where do you see yourself senior year?
A: First chair.
Q: Who inspires you?
A: Stefan Jackiw. He’s a violin soloist.
Q: What’s a song stuck in your head?
A: This song called, “Say You Won’t Let Go”. I don’t know who it’s by.
Q: What’s your favorite food?
A: I’m not a picky eater, so I like everything.
Q: What’s your favorite color?
A: Purple and black.
Q: What’s your favorite movie?
A: “Hugo”. It’s about a boy in Paris, he’s stuck in a train station. I like the soundtrack to it.
Q: What’s your favorite school subject?
A: I don’t have one.
Q: Do you like coming to school?
A: Yeah, I get to see friends.
Q: What movie do you want to see that’s out or coming out?
A: “The Greatest Showman”.
Q: When’s your birthday?
A: Apr. 1.
Q: What’s your zodiac sign?
A: I’m an Aries.