OCCUPATION: Sales and public relations for Suck Creek Cycles.
EDUCATION: Degree in vocal music performance from Montreat College.
FAMILY: Mom and dad, Sharon and Tarbell Patten; sister, Sarah Cate.
PETS: 2 dogs and a cat.
FAVORITE FOOD: Krystals.
LEAST FAVORITE FOOD: Vegetables.
FAVORITE COLOR: Green.
FAVORITE SPORT: Bike riding and running.
FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM: I don’t watch sports that much.
HOBBIES: Biking, song writing and guitar playing.
WHAT I LIKE ABOUT LIVING ON SIGNAL: That it’s away from the city but close enough that you can get there. I also love it that you can go almost anywhere on the mountain and see someone you know.
FAVORITE BOOK: Harry Potter books.
BEST ADVICE: Don’t be apologetic about what you’re doing. If you’re gonna do it, just do it.
FAVORITE MOVIE: “Last of the Mohicans.”
PET PEEVE: Politics.
GOALS: To be a musical performer and be able to make a living and support a family doing that.
GREATEST ACCOMPLISHMENT: Still being alive at 23.
WHAT I WOULD LIKE TO SEE CHANGED: I’d like to see a club or organization of bikers, runners and hikers on the mountain and have it sponsor races, either bike or running. It would be a good way to get people together.
FIRST JOB: Working at the Signal Mountain Golf and Country Club on the driving range.
LAST PURCHASE: Clothes at the Gap.
Compiled by Karin Glendenning