Selena Quintanilla

by Andrea Perez

Early childhood

Selena Quintanilla was born on April 6, 1971 in Lake Jackson, Texas. Selena grew up speaking English but her father thought her to sing in Spanish, so they could resonate with the Latino Community. Around the age of 10, Selena became the lead singer of her family's band (Selena y Los Dino's).They would play at weddings and clubs in the Native Texas.

impact on society

Selena Quintanilla was very nice person cared for people.As Selena got older at a certain age she began to sing in stages with the band(Selena y Los Dino's). Selena was known as the ''Queen of Tejano Music'',Selena was LOVED but fortunately she was killed by the president of her fan club Yolanda Saldivar

events that shaped his/her life

when Selena started her courier everything changed on their life's.Selena became very popular whit Tejano music fans. Her 1990 Album,Ven Con Migo,was the first Tejano Record to achieve gold records status (more than 500,000 copies sold)!!! In 1992 she married Christ Perez. Christ was the lead guitarist.In 1987 Texan Music Awards chose Selena as the ''Best Female Vocalist Of the Year''and performer of the year.

Did he/she overcome obstocals

Selena Qintanilla had lots of obstacles to overcome but one of those obstacles made her lose her life.The Selenas obstacle name was Yolanda Saldivar .One of her obstacles was being known as a singer .

The reason I picked Selena was...

I chose Selena because she is like a leader a special person to the people that loved her and still loves Selena Quintanilla. She is still remembered by lots people like the time she was alive and even in this time .

What makes Selena interesting or special

Selena is special because she never gives up and she would work hard for what she loves .For example she worked really hard to get a store of clothes design by her own self Selena Quintanilla. She is also interesting because she would sing like Amor Prohibido ,Como la flor,El chico del apartamento 512, I could fall in love with you.

something new or interesting about Selena Quintanilla

something I know about Selena is that she was a great singer and she would do anything for her love Christ Perez. She also waned deigning clothes of all her favorite clothes. Selena died and could never see her album.