40 Questions With: Charles Ayers


And the California train keeps on rolling. We’d like to introduce Charles Ayers, another new addition to the Blanc & Otus team! He is originally from Glendale, CA but has become a Bay Area convert since coming up to study at UC Berkeley.

He has a taste for the classics and beer, strawberry and chocolate, hiking and jars of pickles.

Check out Charles’ full interview below!

  1. What's your full name? Charles Faulkner Ayers.
  2. Where are you from? Glendale, CA.
  3. What’s the most exciting thing in your life right now? Living in San Francisco, which is an awesome town.
  4. How did you end up in PR? I wanted to work more on my communication skills.
  5. If you weren’t in PR what would you do? I would be hiking around in the Pacific Northwest somewhere.
  6. Favorite ice cream flavor? Strawberry.
  7. Favorite color? Green?
  8. What makes you happiest? Ice cream makes me happiest.
  9. What makes you bored? Dictionaries.
  10.  Morning person or night owl? Night owl.
  11. Chocolate or vanilla? Chocolate.
  12. Favorite childhood birthday party? The pirate birthday party I had when I was five.
  13. Last book you read? The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides.
  14. Favorite boy band? My knowledge of boy bands has slipped a bit, Maroon 5 is a boy band right? Yes? Then I guess Maroon 5.
  15. Favorite veggie? Asparagus.
  16. Puppies or kittens? I love them both, not going to get drawn into that one.
  17. Bacon or Nutella? Bacon
  18. What color is your toothbrush? Green.
  19. Do you chew your pen? No.
  20. Number of piercings? Zero.
  21. Number of tattoos? Zero.
  22. Beer or wine? Beer.
  23. Last dream you remember having? It was like I was living in a border fortress somewhere, like the Wall in Game of Thrones.
  24. What time do you get up in the morning? 7-7:30.
  25. What time do you go to bed? 10-11.
  26. Last concert you attended? Chance the Rapper.
  27. Can you do any good impressions? No.
  28. What store would you like to max out your credit card at? I don’t know, a restaurant?
  29. Did you have any imaginary friends as a kid? Do stuffed animals that you think are alive count?
  30. Can you play any instruments? No, but I used to sing in a choir.
  31. What is the oldest thing in your fridge? A jar of pickles.
  32. What is the nerdiest thing you do in your spare time? Read the History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides.
  33. Its Friday at 8 pm, where are you? Bar.
  34. Its Saturday at 10 am, where are you? Bed.
  35. Last gift you gave someone? I probably shouldn’t say, but a handle of tequila for my friend who just moved up to the Bay.
  36. What were you like in high school? Well, I was in choir and also did football, so very confused I guess?
  37. Last thing you watched on TV? The Sopranos.
  38. What do you think about when you’re alone in the car? The music I should be listening to when alone in the car.
  39. If you could be any animal in the world, what are you? Dolphin.
  40. Favorite 90s jam? Umm, I don’t know.
Danielle Tarp