PR Student Focus: Adrian Paneda

Graduate, Degree in Cross-Cultural Missions, Bass for Proclaim, 1st year in PR

Describe yourself in two sentences: I am a man of few words that enjoys being outdoors and helping others. Other than that, I am a kinesthetic learner and usually quick to learn something new. 

What was your first job? My first job was in construction, helping my dad build sheds, decks, and other small projects. 

Share some random facts about yourself: I have been to 48/50 states in the U.S. I have not broken any bones so far. I also enjoy fishing. 

What is a food you despise? Pickles and coconut flakes. 

What is your favorite coffee drink? I don’t drink coffee a whole lot, but when I do, I like cold brew. 

If you could live anywhere, where would it be? Colorado, mainly because the weather there is great.  

Would you rather wash the dishes, mow the lawn, clean the bathroom, or vacuum the house? Mow the Lawn.

What is your biggest fear? Probably losing a limb. 

What is your most useless talent? I can move both my ears, either at the same time or individually. 

Do you play any instruments? I play the timpani in our Instrument Ensemble and I also play the piano a bit.

Have you ever taken voice lessons? Yes, 4 years. 

What is your favorite part of PR? The opportunity to minister to a variety of people across the country. 

Share a brief testimony: I thank God for how he has changed my life and set me on the right path. I had my plans to join the Military and pursue a career in Architecture. However, God had other plans for me, and I have not regretted choosing to follow Him here to AWC. I thank Him for saving and sanctifying me.