Meet an Amiguita ~ Luna*

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“A smile that lights up the room” epitomizes our Luna.* Since arriving at Amigos de Jesús in 2017, she has radiated happiness and warmth. She is a bright little girl who loves her brother, her madrinas, and the girls in her home. Luna is a hard worker, always helpful with her madrinas and teachers. She also is a first-rate tortilla maker!

Read below to learn more about Luna:

  1. Age: 9

  2. Birthday: July 2

  3. Grade/School: Second Grade

  4. What is your favorite part about school? Computer Class.

  5. What is something interesting that you have learned recently in school? Don't cut down the trees!

  6. What do you like to do in your free time? Play with older brother and dance to Zumba.

  7. What do you want to be when you grow up? A math teacher.

  8. What are you grateful for at Amigos de Jesús? The friends I have here.

  9. What is your favorite part of Amigos de Jesús? The cross- because it's pretty.

  10. What do you like to do with the volunteers/your 'madrinas'? Play soccer.

  11. Who is your favorite person at the 'hogar'? Madrina Mirtala (one of the 'madrina's' in Luna's 'hogar')

  12. If you could have any super power for a day, what would it be? The ability to fly.

  13. If you could ask God one question, what would it be? I would ask if he could send me water.

  14. What is something your 'madrinas' and teachers always tell you? To behave well.

  15. What's the hardest part about being a kid? Going to school.

  16. What makes you happy? Being with the 'madrinas.'

  17. If you could be famous for something, what would it be for? Being a singer.

  18. Favorite animal: Elephant

  19. Favorite song: “Scooby Doo Pa Paby DJ Kass

  20. Favorite color: Pink

  21. Favorite food: Bunny

  22. Favorite movie: Coco

*Name changed to protect privacy

 Luna at 6th Grade Graduation with her Madrina Mirtala, December 2017

Luna at 6th Grade Graduation with her Madrina Mirtala, December 2017

 Día de la Madre Celebration, Spring 2018

Día de la Madre Celebration, Spring 2018

 Luna with her brother, Alex*, and friend on Christmas Eve 2017.

Luna with her brother, Alex*, and friend on Christmas Eve 2017.

 Luna as the Virgin Mary and Alex as St. Joseph, Christmas Eve 2017.

Luna as the Virgin Mary and Alex as St. Joseph, Christmas Eve 2017.