Place of Origin: Porto Alegre, Brazil

     Raissa Ruschel studied advertising at Pontifical University Catholic from Rio Grande do Sul and has an MBA in Marketing and Communications. She’s a pop culture junkie who loves doing Buzzfeed tests and watching Netflix. In her free time, she loves to cook and bake and hopes to be in the next season of “Nailed It.”

What animal would you be, and why?

 I would be a dog, specifically a Labrador, because they’re always happy and silly and just want to have fun!
Favorite quote: “Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remember to turn on the light.” – Albus Dumbledore

Support local journalism. Support independent journalism. Support Avant-Youth.