25 Questions with Math Teacher Ahmed Najm


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The new Upper School math and statistics teacher, Ahmed Najm.

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  1. What is your favorite movie?

The Prince of Egypt

  1. What is your favorite color?

Light purple

  1. What is your favorite food?

Bread and butter

  1. What is your biggest pet peeve?


  1. Favorite concept you teach?

Proofs and Trigonometric Identities

  1. Do you have any pets?

A dog named Mango

  1. Favorite book?

The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy

  1. Favorite Sport?

Indoor Boutique Cycling

  1. 3 things you cannot live without?

Family, butter, toothpaste

  1. Favorite Word?


  1. Favorite grade?

10th Grade

  1. Favorite ice cream?

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

  1. Favorite place you have traveled to?

Sri Lanka

  1. Favorite season?

Sweater weather

  1. Favorite day of the week?


  1. Favorite juice?

Spiced orange juice

  1. Favorite place you have lived?

New York City

  1. Dead or alive who would you have dinner with?

Maya Angelou

  1. What were you doing before coming to Greenhill?

Graduate school

  1. Dream destination?


  1. Favorite thing about Dallas so far?

Central Market

  1. If you weren’t teaching what would you want to be doing?

Pediatrician or Flutist

  1. What is your biggest fear?


  1. Favorite thing about Greenhill so far?

Eagerness from students to play games

  1. Favorite number?