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The Last Word—Justin Pierce

Justin Pierce
Recreation Supervisor, City of Pensacola

What is your chief characteristic?
Integrity

What do you appreciate most about your friends?
Loyalty

Who is your favorite hero in fiction?
Wolverine

What is the best thing you have ever won?
An electronic rocking horse worth $1,000 at an FRPA conference in Orlando

What did your mother always tell you?
“Life isn’t fair.”

What is the worst idea you’ve ever had?
As a camp counselor, kids dared me to jump over a ball field fence. My feet got caught up and I went down head first.

What is your favorite food?
Chinese

Which talent would you most like to have?
I would love to be able to play the guitar. “Guitar Hero” sold me fake dreams. I bought an acoustic guitar and have never been so frustrated in my life.

What movie do you love to watch repeatedly?
“Life” featuring Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence

What was your most embarrassing moment?
While demonstrating my jump shot to my favorite teacher, my pants fell down. I balled up in a corner, and my mother (the Principal) had to come get me out. I was 11.

What TV show is your guilty pleasure?
Currently “Detroit 1-8-7”

What is the last book you read?
“Death by Meeting”

What is your theme song?
“Everything’s Not Lost” by Coldplay