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Anahy Portillo

Anahy Portillo

Junior, Washington Prep High School

Anahy is a recent addition to the High Flyers Program and participated in the BAFTA-NYFA Filmmaking Program for the first time in 2018, where she displayed a remarkable talent for editing. She also participated in the Righteous Conversations Project in 2018 at Harvard Westlake. Anahy wants to tell stories about people's struggles around the world. She can see herself doing stage management and directing, but she also writes poetry.

She wants to study hard for her SATs, as well as participating in sports like soccer, volleyball and marathon. Long term, she wants to finish college, travel, and use her voice to raise the consciousness of her community. Some of her favorite films are The Notebook and the Shining. Some of her favorite TV shows are Modern Family, iCarly, Friends, Full House and That’s So Raven. She likes Miranda Sings on YouTube and also enjoys watching old music videos.