Julie Manning with YMCA “Little” Lucia Guho

GOAL $2000

Get To Know Julie Manning And Why She Said Yes To Being A Model

How did you get roped into doing this, and what was your first thought when asked?

Mary-Jo Prokop asked me, and my first thought was “Oh Boy!” Good thing this year I’m trying new things.

Why did you say yes?

To support the YMCA AND Mary-Jo

What is your official job title?

Stay-at-home Lawyer, Book It Forward! Idaho Co-Founder, Community Organizer & Volunteer

How would you describe your job to your mother?

I probably wouldn’t.

All families are unique, tell us about yours.

My husband, Tom is a retired Navy SEAL, and currently a neurosurgeon. I have an artist daughter in college and two son’s in Boise schools who are smart & athletic & adorable.

Tell us about your personal passions, talents, and/or hobbies.

Writing short stories, and traveling by bicycle.

What is something that you swore you would never do as a parent before you had kids that you do now?

Cater to each of the kids every need!

Who inspired you when you were growing up, and why?

My mom because she is kind, generous, selfless, and an original thinker.

If you could go back and talk to your 12-year-old self, what would you say?

Relax. Get involved & try lots of different activities to meet people and discover what you like & enjoy. Be comfortable and try not to worry about social issues and know that things workout if you make good choices. And do your homework and turn it in (preferably on time).