Ruben Jay Gallegos
Nickname: RJ, Bubba, Fat Boy, Kung Fu Panda, Asian Boy,
Friends I’ll remember the most: Class of 2020, Anthony, Charis, Miranda, Braeden, Adolfo, Max, Jeremy, Natalia, Alex, Blake, Oscar, Crystal, Ashley, Anita, Faith F., Faith B., Derrick, Ellie, Levi, Elian, George, Isaac, Luis, Kayden, Yolesmy, my brothers, Kevin and Adrian.
The hardest thing to leave behind after high school: Sports but mostly my friends and teachers.
I am most grateful for: All of my teachers, if it wasn’t for them I wouldn't be where I am now.
Most influential teacher: Mrs. Sanchez, Mr. Hernandez, Coach Lara, Coach Pittman, Mr. Merrill, Ms. Graham, Mrs. Pittman, Mrs. Puckett, Ms. Hartnett, Mrs. Scheier
Favorite food: My mom’s cooking, chili dogs, asado, tacos, pizza, burgers
Favorite high school memory: When we won District Champions in basketball!!
Favorite song/band: Love by Koe Wetzel
Favorite saying/quote: Isiah 43:1-3: Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine. When you pass through these waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you. For I am the Lord your God, the Holy One of Israel, your Savior.
What would your advice be to underclassmen: Always do your work and never be late to school or class.
After I graduate, I plan to: Go to college and play ball and study criminal justice.