Brown Middle School

Meet Mr. Gordon, A Really Interesting Man

Mr. Gordon
I chose to interview Mr. Gordon because I admire the way he handles himself and treats the students in our school.  ~ Isabella E.

Isabella: What did you originally want to be when you were a child? 

Mr. Gordon: I wanted to be an Advertising and Public Relations Executive.

Isabella: If you could meet one person, alive or dead, who would it be? 

Mr. Gordon: I would want to meet Jesus Christ and my Grandfather, Primus Buffington

Isabella: What were your biggest challenges growing up?

Mr. Gordon: My biggest challenge growing up was being the youngest of seven children and having to live up to all the excellent accomplishments and behaviors my older siblings demonstrated.

Isabella:Have you ever visited another country? If so which ones?

Mr. Gordon: I have visited Italy, France, Greece, Mexico, and several island countries of the West Indies.

Isabella: What has been your proudest moment so far?

Mr. Gordon: My proudest moments have been the births of my three children

Isabella: Do you speak any other languages? If not, would you like to learn one? 

Mr. Gordon: I speak a little Spanish. Hablo un poco de espanol. I would like to be fluent in Spanish.

Isabella: What are the major differences you see between how children act today and how children acted when you were growing up? 

Mr. Gordon: The major differences are the children I grew up with demonstrated more grit and resilience. However, children today obtain these attributes.

Isabella: What is your favorite holiday? Why?

Mr. Gordon: Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. I love that my family comes together and spends quality time with each other.

Isabella: Have you ever had any other jobs other than your current one? 

Mr. Gordon: Yes, I have been a Financial Representative and Supervisor for Social Services.

Isabella: If you could have a superpower, what would it be and why? 

Mr. Gordon: My superpower would be to “Know ALL Things.” I would be able to answer all questions and solve all problems.

Isabella: What was your happiest and saddest childhood memories? 

Mr. Gordon: My happiest childhood memory was playing with my siblings, cousins, and friends. My saddest childhood memory was the death of my sister.

Isabella: If you had three wishes, what would they be? 

Mr. Gordon: If I had three wishes, I would wish to be all knowing, to be healthy all my life, and to have my family and myself live forever.

Isabella: Do you like ice cream? If so, what is your favorite flavor?

Mr. Gordon: I like ice cream, but I like sherbet much better. However, butter pecan is my favorite ice cream flavor.

Isabella: What is one thing you wish to accomplish before you die? 

Mr. Gordon: I wish to write educational books that will revolutionize education all over the world.

Isabella: What is your favorite food? What is your least favorite food? 

Mr. Gordon: My favorite food has become broccoli. Yes, broccoli. My favorite dish is a homemade salad. My least favorite food is green peas.

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