Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC), Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York’s 14th District, has shown unparalleled strength and wisdom. This Latina of Puerto Rican roots garnered nationwide media attention for being herself, saying things bluntly, and working for her community. Sympathetic, empathetic, strong and honest are some qualities that this millennial has proven to be. Despite being mocked by her own colleagues, AOC has always remained firm in her goal, has defended her position as if her life depended on it and in many occasions has left her detractors speechless.
Ocasio-Cortez is definitely a key figure in the politics of the United States, but there are still many facts about her that not everyone knows. We wanted to investigate a little more about her life, what she likes, her impact, her past, and this is what we discovered.
8AOC Loves Gardening
Ocasio-Cortez revealed through a video on her Instagram account she had won in a raffle a four-foot-square community garden plot. The Bronx native never hides her amazement and regularly keeps all her followers informed of what is growing in the urban community garden. Her energy and joy is contagious and whenever AOC can, she encourages the people to be part of this activity. “I am shook. Like honestly, gardening, food that comes out of dirt… like it’s magic! This is so exciting!” she said