What's the hardest lesson you've learned so far? "To be OK with making myself vulnerable in order to make the change that I know is important."
What's a fact about yourself that will surprise people? "I get my makeup tips from RuPaul. I watch his 'Drag Race' show in freeze frame so I can get good tips."
What do you do to relax? "I love hanging out with my family and friends and going out to dinner, since I don't relish cooking at all. I particularly enjoy when I get to hang out with my mom and my daughter, the three of us."
Your (other) dream job would be … "I have my dream job, but if I wasn't mayor or an attorney I'd like to work with the Center for Urban Families. They help transform lives and I would love to teach the life skills that lead to success."
What's on your play list? " 'Love on Top,' by Beyonce. Michael Jackson, 'Can You Feel It?' Old school Doug E. Fresh, 'The Show.' And I have to add the cup song (Anna Kendrick's 'Cups'), because that's what my daughter listens to."
What is your favorite book? "I don't have an all-time favorite, but the first one I downloaded from the Enoch Pratt Free Library was 'The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.' That was powerful."
What's your favorite vacation destination? "I like a staycation. Coldspring pool, cheese fries, with my family."