23 with ’23: Olivia Zimmerman

Olivia Zimmmerman is a senior at Jonathan Alder High school and is a member of the LEO Club. We interviewed Olivia as part of our 23 with ‘23 series to spotlight 23 different members of the class of 2023.


Q: What’s one thing people don’t know about you?

A: My nickname is Ozzy.

Q: What’s your wakeup ritual?

A:Oh, I wake up to my alarm, which is birds chirping, and then I will go to my bathroom and wash my hands, do my skincare routine, brush my teeth, do my makeup, pick out my outfit, and then cuddle my dog for a solid five minutes and then I’ll leave.

Q: What’s your go to bed ritual? 

A: Take a shower, do my skincare, brush my teeth, lay in my bed for like an hour watching Tiktok or “Pride and Prejudice.”

Q: What’s your favorite time of day and why?

A:I love like 6:00pm for some reason, just because usually I’m doing nothing and I like when I’m not doing anything.

Q: If you could switch lives with someone for a day, who would it be?

A: Martha Stewart. Because she is so rich and I love everything about her life, especially her going to jail.

Q: Dream country to visit?

A: Greece, like “Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants,”

Q: What’s the biggest surprise you’ve had?

A: When I was in third grade, it was Valentine’s Day and my sister told me I was gonna be an aunt.

Q: If your life was a TV show, what song would be in the intro?

A: “Hot Wings,” from the “Rio” soundtrack.

Q: What are three things you can’t live without?

A: Coffee, my dogs, and Tiktok.

Q: What 3 people living or dead would you like to make dinner for?

A: Taylor Swift, Elvis, Hellen Keller

Q: Window or aisle seat?

A: Window.

Q: Secret talent?

A:  I can make a Starbucks drink in under a minute.

Q: Most adventurous thing you’ve done in your life?

A: Going out deep into the Coast and finding sand dollars.

Q: How would you define yourself in three words?

A: Introvert, Creative, Swiftie.

Q: What’s inspiring you in life right now and why?

A: Jackson McCoy because he is literally so amazing and is doing so well. 

Q: Best piece of advice you’ve received?

A: But like the next coming years are about to be like the best years of my life and that I need to live them.

Q: What would you like to be remembered for?

A: Being the biggest Swiftie in the school.

Q: Best thing to happen to you today?

A:  When Anna Engle gave me a hug and told me I was her favorite person.

Q: Worst thing to happen to you today?

A: Pre-calc because I have no idea what’s happening.

Q: If you made a documentary, what would it be about and why?

A: My whole entire life because so much has happened and I don’t tell people. 

Q: Last piece of content you consumed that made you cry?

A: I cried recently because Taylor Swift played “Clean” at one of her tours, and it was a surprise song, and she doesn’t sing those repeatedly. 

Q: Song you can listen to on repeat?

A: “The Rivers” by Daisy Jones and the Six 

Q: On a scale of 1-10, how excited are you about life right now?

A: 3- I’m super stressed