Wright Deas – North Gwinnett

Q: Please tell us about your current plans after high school. And what inspired you to choose this path?

A: Right now I’m planning on attending Georgia Southern in the fall and majoring in Business Management. Both of my parents own their own businesses and one day I’d like to own my own business as well.


Q: Please tell us a little bit about your family.

A: I’ve got my momma, my dad, my two little sisters, my dog Harper, and I love them all to death.


Q: Where do you go to school?

A: North Gwinnett


Q: What are a couple of your favorite restaurants in our community? 

A: Moe’s, Taco Mac, Cheeky Taqueria, and Monterrey Mexican Restaurant


Q: Who is the most interesting person you’ve met here in our community?

A: Lee Chambers. Easy.


Q: If you could travel anywhere in the world right now, where would it be and why?

A: I’ve always wanted to go to Greece. The architecture’s fascinating and the Percy Jackson books got me interested in the mythology when I was little.


Q: What is one of your favorite movies? TV shows?

A: My favorite movie is the Longest Yard and my favorite TV show is Brooklyn Nine-Nine.


Q: What’s the best advice you ever received from a teacher? Who was the teacher?

A: Well my Econ teacher, Coach Molony, taught me a lot about economics which was helpful , but the best advice I got from him was when he showed me how to do a few card tricks after class one day.


Q: What is your go to band when you cant decide what to listen to?

A: I don’t listen to a lot of bands to be honest, but I’ll always put on Luke Combs if I can’t decide what to listen to.


Q: If you could choose anyone that is alive today and not a relative; with whom would you love to have lunch? Why? And where locally would y’all meet for this lunch?

A: The Rock because I feel like he’d be really fun to talk to and probably has some good stories. I’d probably meet him at Cheeky’s.


Q: What is your favorite thing or something unique about our community?

A: My favorite thing about our community is how involved everyone is.


Q: Where do you see yourself in 5 to 10 years?

A: I’m not sure professionally, but hopefully I’ll be doing something that I’ll love, with people that I love, and be happy while doing it.


Q: What show are you binge watching right now? 

A: My sister Mary Stephen and I have been watching Scooby Doo Mystery Incorporated.


Q: Favorite month? holiday? and best single day on the calendar?

A: My favorite month is June, favorite holiday is Christmas, and then best single day is July 4th.


Q: Who inspires you to be better?

A: My parents, but my dad in particular. He’s got the strongest drive and will out of everyone I know.


Q: If you could go back over your entire school career what is one thing you would do different?

A: Push myself to try new things and get out of my comfort zone sooner.


Q: Who or what do you miss the most right now?

A: I miss being able to hang with all of my friends.


Q: Were you involved in any sports or extra curricular activities?

A: Yes I played football at North Gwinnett


Q: What’s the first thing you want to do when this quarantine is over?

A: Hang out with the boys.