Birthplace: Los Angeles, CA

Occupation: Outreach and field for a politically progressive non-profit organization

Tex-Mex or BBQ? Tex-Mex.

Favorite annual event? Victory Fund Champagne Brunch and The Houston LGBT Political Caucus Brunch.

What's your favorite LGBT event? Rainbow on the Green

Houston in one word is: Home.

What's a Houston must-see? The Rodeo!

What makes Houston unique as a city in your opinion? The outrageously diverse mix of residents. Whether you're an artist or an oil & gas executive - you'll find a place you feel like you belong in Houston.

A Houston must-have? A nearby Shipley's doughnut shop.

What's on your Houston bucket-list that you haven't done yet? A tour of Saint Arnold's Brewery.

What would you say is Houston's best hidden gem? Hermann Park's Japanese Garden.

Houstonian that you admire most? Mayor Annise Parker.

Favorite place to grab a bite? The Pass & Provisions.

Best brunch in town? Beavers.

Favorite Happy Hour? 1308 Cantina.

Favorite museum or attraction? The Menil Collection (Bistro Menil is a MUST have meal while you are there!)