Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Just moved back to Detroit!
-I taught as a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade science teacher at a private
school in Greenwich, CT and split time between CT and NYC...looking
to teach in Detroit now.
-Recently received my Dual Masters in Childhood Education and
-I changed careers; used to do SEO/Internet Marketing but didn’t
like sitting in front of a computer all day so I put in my 2 weeks
notice and became a Kindergarten teacher in Thailand. Best choice
I’ve ever made in my life.
-I’m from the Midwest (Detroit area). I love traveling and have
been all over SE Asia.
-I’m the Co-founder and Vice President of a foundation that throws
big charity events and donates all proceeds to worth Detroit-area
-Scared of heights but went skydiving. Scared of spiders but get
sent to the hospital by them.
-Big into sports…played football, lacrosse, swimming, skiing, and
squash throughout high school and played lacrosse in college.
-Recently became a homeowner (in Nicaragua!) For real…haha. Let's
-Really into bullet-point lists.
-My long term goal is to get into Education Administration and
totally overhaul the public school system in America.
-Moved to the city about two years ago and love exploring and
finding new places to eat/drink/look at.
-Parents/grandparents/pets love me.
-My first name is Parker. It's a family name and we have some
badass names in the family. (Example: my baby cousin is named
-I like: good conversation, travel, food, trying new things, good
beer, live music, random facts, and talking to you! Message me; I
would be much obliged to respond.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Currently getting my Masters at New York University...it's a lot of
work! I make time for working out (running, lifting weights,
playing squash, skiing out west). Also, I have a few side projects
that keep me busy.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Sports, writing, friendship, making people laugh (either with me or
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
I love Elmore Leonard novels; I am currently reading Djibouti.
All-time favorite novel has to be The Great Gatsby, hands down.
Thai food, steak are my favorite food options.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
-Google Maps (I get lost sometimes)
-Detroit Free Press online version
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
thinking up inventions...I have some good ideas I can bounce off
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Somewhere with friends or trying to do something new and different
in the city.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
Terrified of spiders...I have some disturbing stories to legitimize
this fear, trust me.
You should message me if
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Well you should...I will not disappoint!
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