Heston Renick, 28, is a sales representative at Verizon in Harker Heights.

How long have you worked for Verizon?

I have worked here for the past five years.

Where are you from?

I am originally from Harker Heights. I attended Harker Heights High School and I graduated in 2004.

How did your family end up in this area?

My grandparents were military. My parents were born in Killeen, and they raised me here.

What college did you attend?

I attended Texas A&M University in College Station. I received my Bachelor of Science in economics in 2010.

Tell me about your family.

My parents live and work locally. My dad, Cecil Leifester, is a coach in Harker Heights, and my mother, Debbie Renick, is a teacher at Salado Elementary School.

Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

I see myself still working with Verizon, however higher up in the company.

Are you married?

I am currently engaged, to Maja Reed.

What was the best advice that you were given?

Don’t sweat the small stuff. This advice was given to me from my stepdad.

Twila Hill is a Herald correspondent.

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