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2017 Kane County Chronicle Best of the Fox

Face Time with Joni Beltran

Published: Friday, March 1, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

St. Charles resident Joni Beltran, 21, was working at The Salvation Army in St. Charles when he answered 10 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.

Where did you grow up? Chicago

Who would play you in the movie of your life? Will Smith

First job? A caddie at St. Charles Country Club when I was 13

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? I actually wanted to become a pastor, and I am on the road to becoming a pastor at my church. I attend Life Church Assemblies of God in St. Charles.

A book or a movie you’d recommend? “The Passion of the Christ.” And the book would be the Bible.

Do you play an instrument? I play guitar, piano, drums and bass guitar. I play with the praise band with my church, and I sing.

Favorite charity? Salvation Army

Hobbies? Music

Favorite local restaurant? Chili’s in St. Charles

What is an interesting factoid about yourself? I served Mickey Rooney and Chazz Palminteri while working at the restaurant I worked at, Onesti’s Dinner Club in St. Charles.

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