Randy was born in Long Island and raised in New York City for as long as he can remember. He attends The Metropolitan Expeditionary Learning School in Forest Hills. Randy thought Youth Insights would be a cool way to improve his writing skills. He feels art is a way to express oneself. His favorite artist is Salvador Dalí and his favorite painting is Dalí’s The Persistence of Memory (1931). In his free time Randy enjoys longboarding, playing video games, and basketball. In the near future, he hopes to make varsity at his school and in the long run he wants to study at Columbia University, where he is optimistic that he will discover his passion.