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25 Random Things About Me…

An excerpt from my Facebook page…

1. I dream in color…

2. I am an avid collector of self-study books…that I keep on standby for such a time as this..

3. One of my passions is writing another is PR and yet another is project management.

4. I worked for Mike Tyson for 2-3 years in entertainment management. Prince 1-2 years as a volunteer online PR consultant part of a team of fans…which was infamously called the Collective. I interviewed C’babi Bayoc the amazing painter behind Prince’s Rainbow Children Album artwork. I have over10 pieces done by him in my house that I need to get framed this year.

Lastly I did some PR work for Speech of Arrested Development fame after meeting him at Paisley Park (Prince’s recording studios.) We met during Prince-A-Celebration the last one in the 3 year series.

5. I rededicated my life to Christ after my Dad went home to be with the Lord in 2001. I did it again in 2006 when my mother did the same.

6.Though I seem to be very outgoing… I am really shy and am working on my interpersonal skills DAILY.

7. I have two novels… one book of prose and a memoirs on the back burns that I am working on bring to the front ones.

8. I have six turtles… one Cocker Spaniel and a Calico Cat…when I was younger I wanted to be a Vet… after that a teacher and then a Civil Rights Attorney. Still may pursue teaching at some point.

9. I miss my dreads… I cut them off in 2005 after they had reached to my hind parts.

10. I am a member of World Changers Church New York… but I am just really beginning to understand that I am a World Changer…

11. I was in a 5+ year relationship…that broke up badly…he cheated…however it has not made me bitter. I still love him because he is one of the reasons why I decided to rededicate my life to Christ.

12. I love almost any shade of purple…green or brown.

13. I love to sing, dance and act (musical theater style)… and have been told I am good at them however I prefer the background for the foreground any day.

14. I have a weakness for ginger.

15. I want to have a nuclear family and stay at home with my kids for at least the first 3 months of their lives.

16. I have a huge music collection…half of which I can’t listen to again tilll I get married.

17. I love old MGM musicals with Fred Astarie and Ginger Rodgers…and the Rat Pack.

18. If you haven’t figured it out I am a big Prince fan… however I am also into Aerosmith… Mint Condition… No Doubt… Maroon 5, Jamroqui and anything alternative or Classic R&B.

19. I have a goals list…that wrote when I was 17…I am still working on it.

20. I haven’t been on a real vacation in over 5 years…that madness stops in 2009.

21. I love Disney Animated Classics like the Lion King…Sleeping Beauty and Who Framed Roger Rabbit which I have seen over 25 times.

22. I love the Batman, Superman and X Men characters…almost as much as Star Trek.

23. I really love public speaking and am really a ham with it…from voice overs… to giving speeches…

24. I don’t like to disappoint people… that is something I am working on being delivered from… a people addiction.

25. I am …. still a work in progress.

© 2009, Lela Jefferson Fagan. All rights reserved.

Lela Fagan (Jefferson) is the author of the book “Poetry of a Black Girl: The Darkness and the Light” and lead blogger at “Memoirs of a Black Girl”. Lela is an avid reader “A Real Bookworm” of all things in print. She finds joy in sharing socially and blogging about topics that matter the most to her. Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. Lela now lives in Houston, TX with her husband Oji, an educator and Football Coach. @LelaJefferson - See more at:

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