1. ROLEmodel Name: Lyla Krock

2. Hometown: Santa Barbara

3. Nickname: Don’t really have one

4.  Instagram: lyla.krock

5. Dream Job: cytogeneticist

6. How Do You Define Beauty?: Beauty to me is when a person is confident in themselves and is able to disregard what others think about them.

7. I Chose Lucia Kiel Portraits and This ROLEmodel Program Because: As a camera shy person, I wanted to push my comfort zone and try to increase my self-confidence.

8. Biggest Accomplishment So Far In High School: I won the Rising Star Award for the National Association of Women Business Owners.

9. Unusual Talent That I Have: I can touch my tongue to my chest.

10. Favorite Place On Earth: Arroyo Quemada in Gaviota (a beach neighborhood)

11. Favorite Song: I can’t decide, there are too many good songs.

12. Person I Most Want To Meet: Siddhartha Mukherjee (my favorite author)

13. Favorite Things In My Closet: My vintage jackets

14. Something I Wish I Were Better At: Driving

15. 3 Things I Can't Live Without: my friends, family, and pets.

16. Something I Always Have In My Purse: I don’t have a purse🤷🏽‍♀️

17. Favorite App On My Phone: Spotify

18. My Goal After High School: go to a nice college, possibly go to medical school, travel lots!

19. My Hobbies: playing piano, reading, chasing sunsets around Santa Barbara, skiing

20. Favorite Fictional Character: Phoebe Buffet

21. The Last Good Book I Read: “Spineless: The Science of Jellyfish and the Art of Growing a Backbone” by Juli Berwald

22. What I'm Excited About For My Senior Year: not having to take the SAT anymore and deciding where to go to college!

23. A Random Fact About Myself: I was a vegetarian for the first 12 years of my life

24. My Friends Would Describe Me As: ambitious and creative