If you’re a member of the JCC, odds are that you’ve encountered the energetic and encouraging presence that is Michele Benson Huck. As an instructor at the JCC for six years, Michele has done a little bit of everything from cycling, senior chair exercise, Barre, HIIT, and what she’s known most for these days –– LOTS of Aqua Fit. Get to know Michele in our Q&A and be sure to give one of her classes a try.
Michele Benson Huck
How long have you been at the JCC?
Describe yourself in three words.
Disciplined, kind, fun-loving
What do you love most about your job?
The people! Many of the participants in my classes have become good friends.
If you could swap places with one other person at the JCC for a day, who would you pick and why?
I would swap places with Tevin because he always seems to be in good spirits, he makes people smile, and everyone loves him.
Where did you grow up?
Who would play you in a movie?
Who is your dream dinner guest and why?
Barack Obama, so many questions I would like to ask him
Dogs or cats?
What would you do if you won the lottery?
Establish a dog rescue organization
What’s one thing you couldn’t live without?
Hot tea and buttered toast
Where’s your favorite place in the world?
If you were a crayon, what color would you be?
What are you currently reading?
The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab & Tangled Up in Blue: Policing the American City by Rosa Brooks
My phone is filled with pictures of:
Dogs, sunrises, and sunsets