Get to know... Ileana Martinez

Ileana Martinez

Age: 27

Spouse: Boyfriend, Jeremy

Children: Ha! No.

Occupation and place of work: Media and Marketing Director at the Sunnyside Sun

Best thing about living in the Yakima Valley is: The food, duh.. and the beer, wine, and MJ shops.

When I was a child, I wanted to grow up to be: An astronaut.

First job I ever had was: Toy Department Sales at Walmart.

The most famous person I’ve met is: Pell and Daye Jack, and they gave me hugs.

The best gift I ever received was: My anniversary ring from Jer.

The best piece of advice I ever received was: If people are talking bad about you, they must not have much going on in their own life.

My favorite food is: Anything with pasta, pizza, or bread.

One of my most memorable moments, besides getting married or having children was: Finally seeing System of a Down live in Sacramento, October 2018. I’m pretty sure I died and came back.

If I could witness any event past, present, or future, I would want to see: Tool in concert; and the first female president after Trump is impeached. :)

The person I’d like to meet, sit with and talk to for an hour is: Professor Snape.

I’d love to learn how to: Cut hair.

The furthest I have been away from home is when I went to: Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.

My favorite leisure activity or hobby is: iPad lettering.

If I didn’t have to worry about money, I’d spend my time: Learning new things, traveling the world.

The one word that best describes me is: Loud.

If I could change one thing about myself it would be: I’d make myself about five inches shorter.

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