What is your full name? Richard Calzada
What is one of your embarrassing moments? Trying to be cool in high school I tried jumping over a low chain during passing period. I tripped on it. It was in front of many students and I got a big gash on my chin.
What was your favorite thing to do when you were 13? Play basketball
What is your heritage? Mexican
What is your favorite color? Blue
Which college or university did you graduate from? California State Universities, Northridge
Think back... What was your favorite subject in junior high? English
What do you teach here at Blackstock? Mathematics
What is your educational philosophy? If you give your students your best they will reciprocate.
If you have one, who is your idol(s) or hero(es)? my parents
What kind of music do you listen to? Pretty much everything except country and rap
What do you do in your spare time? I rarely have spare time. Record and watch CSI, Without a Trace, House. Watching college basketball and baseball, Lakers and Dodgers.
Where were you born? Santa Paula, California
Do you like kids? Yes
What is/are your favorite movies? Emperor's Club
Have you lived anywhere other than the United States? If so, where? No
Do you have any children? Yes