November Student Q+A Part Two- Mitchell Aftalion ’12

Mitchell Aftalian '12

The Q+A- two students, two teachers, each month. This month we sat down with senior Mitchell Aftalion. 

Conducted by Leigh Jacobson


Common misconception about me: That I care.

Most creative gift, given or received: At work my boss gave us all kit-kat bars and told us that that was the only break we’d get.

Movie you’ve seen most: Is that even a question? …Anchorman

Book you’ve read the most: What is book?

One thing I can’t live without: Kiwi.

What you wanted to be at age 10: I wanted to be 11 so bad.

Favorite gadget: The only thing in this world that I will turn the lights down low, light some candles, and really set the mood for. My Xbox.

Teacher pet peeve: Why do teachers tell us we have a test and then let us show up to class and say, “Ohhhohohohohooho whatwhatwhat? Nooo test is next week.” I stayed up all night man.

Procrastination technique:

Student hobby:  Cone-ing.

Favorite thing about being a senior: I love that as a senior I can fully understand the intricate complexities of what underclassman perceive as capricious anomalies.

Movie star you wish you could take to prom: Natalie Portman.

Topic you love but wouldn’t talk about in a college interview: I’ve always wanted to know who actually let the dogs out. Was it Bill Cosby? Ah I knew it.

Favorite classes you’ve taken at Milken: Rabbi Bob’s tenth grade Chumash Honors.

Funniest Hebrew word: “Neta,” what a joke.

Most memorable learning experience: Spending a semester in Israel.

Favorite Milken trend: Finding embarrassing pictures and nicknames for Mr. Alexander and then posting them on Facebook. I really hope he sees this.

Most beloved/interesting item in your school bag: My spaz-12 shotgun.