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My self-summary
Hello I am Jonathan. I'm half Italian and Portuguese. Just finished my Masters in January, and starting my career. I am a complete sports, politics, and history nerd.
I've been told that I am essentially Tim Kaine, but 30 years younger.
What I’m doing with my life
Teaching 2nd, 4th, 6th, and 7th graders this school year! Hoping for a career in education or government.
I’m really good at
Parody Raps
The first things people usually notice about me
My smile. Thank you modern dentistry.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: I am really into GoodReads. Here are some of my favorites alphabetically.
1984, Americanah, Animal Farm, The Art of Fielding, Baseball Between the Numbers: Everything You Know About the Game Is Wrong, Bill Veeck: Baseball's Greatest Maverick, The Blind-Side, Breakfast of Champions, Call Me Cockroach, Can't Anybody Here Play This Game?: The Improbable Saga of the New York Mets' First Year, The Catcher in the Rye, Doc: A Memoir, Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, The Handmaid's Tale, The Last Campaign: Robert F. Kennedy and 82 Days That Inspired America, Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game, Mother Night, The Nightingale, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Problem From Hell, America and the Age of Genocide, Profiles in Courage, Speak, To Kill a Mockingbird, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn,

Plays: Newsies, All My Sons, Death of a Salesman, The Crucible

Movies: Forgetting Sarah Marshall, I Love You, Man, The American President, Airplane, Coming to America, West Side Story, Field of Dreams, Rudy

Shows: Parks and Rec, Community, Arrested Development, 30 Rock, The Office, Big Love, Louie, Eastbound and Down, 30 for 30, Transparent, Friday Night Lights, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Another Period, Brooklyn 9-9.

Led Zeppelin, Nirvana, Green Day, The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, The Who, The Doors, Bob Dylan, Stone Temple Pilots, Beastie Boys, Foo Fighters, The Clash, Kanye West, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Metallica, Rage Against the Machine, Ramones, Jay-Z, Billy Joel, Nas, A Tribe Called Quest, Kendrick Lamar, Public Enemy, Demi Lovato, Eric B & Rakim, The Notorious B.I.G., Adele, Kid Cudi, The Smiths, Hoodie Allen, The Rolling Stones

Food: I love Italian and Tex-Mex . pasta, salad. chicken parm, buffalo chicken, chicken quesadillas, and tacos.
Six things I could never do without
1. The Internet: I am an information junkie, Zotero, Evernote, and Feedly keep me sane and informed.
2. Sports: Go Yankees, Jets, Manhattan Jaspers, Knicks, and Rangers!
3. T.V.
4. Books: I re-caught the reading bug.
5. Friends and family, I may be shy at first but I am a people person.
6. Podcasts: They make running not boring. Shoutouts to Backstory, The RInger, NPR, Radio Lab, Slate, SNY, Stuff Mom Never Told You, Stuff You Missed in History Class, TED, The Dollop, The Moth, This American Life, Unpopular Opinion, and Marty DeRosa.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Politics, sports, social justice issues, LGBT issues, gender equality, feminism and sports.
On a typical Friday night I am
Catching a college basketball (Let's Go Jaspers/Red Storm!), reading a book, running, experimenting with beers, and catching up on current events.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
Preformed a tipsy Kanye West parody rap for an education final
I’ve twice donated my hair for cancer and got my head shaved by an NBA player.
I'm a wrestling fan.
I unironically like Demi Lovato's music.
You should message me if
You want to. I always try to answer back.
You want to talk about sports, politics, history, or religion and spirituality.
You share my social views. I am social liberal. I deeply care about marriage equality, gender equality, and body positivity.
You are Leslie Knope or Ann Perkins or Annie Edison.
You can teach me to cook or speak another language
Feel free to message me first, I like outgoing women.
Hope you have a nice day. :)
The two of us