I Am Puerto Rican

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    jenneruz jenneruz
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Jan 6, 2015

    We I'm here in Puerto Rico

    and these few days I have been on the island, have been amazing! We had travelled all over the island. Yesterday we went to el yunque and it was amazing, a really pretty places. Next week, we are going to travel to vieques which I'm pretty excited about since I've never been...
    caribbeanbabe808 caribbeanbabe808
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Jul 5, 2014
    kaygoldi kaygoldi
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 8, 2015

    Tribute To My Friends

    I'm not Puerto Rican, but two of my best female friends are. They have been the most awesome friends to me and have made me appreciate their native home all the more.
    mysolitude2013 mysolitude2013
    56-60, M
    1 Response May 28, 2013

    Well half puerto rican.

    But so very proud of my roots. I come from a long line of beautiful, intelligent, strong women.
    PuertoRicanPrincess18 PuertoRicanPrincess18
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 10, 2014
    Ditzle Ditzle
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Dec 30, 2014

    I'm actually mixed but I do have Puerto Rican

    in me ;) . Black Puerto Rican Italian Native American
    froofykittenxoxo froofykittenxoxo
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Aug 24, 2015

    Half-puerto Rican

    sometimes i feel like i'm not really puerto rican because i can't really speak spanish. i can understand when others talk to me in spanish, but when it comes time for me to speak i just end up speaking in english because it takes me a while to figure out what to say and how to...
    cgsgirl921 cgsgirl921
    18-21, F
    15 Responses Oct 21, 2007

    I was born in Rio Piedras,

    Puerto Rico but I say I'm from Toa Baja. I grew up in the Bronx but in reality I wish I could stay in the lovely island
    Ditzle Ditzle
    22-25, M
    1 Response Dec 30, 2014
    jazzy2332 jazzy2332
    22-25, F
    Jun 12, 2015

    my mom was born and raised in ponce.

    I grew up in Bronx (NYC). I have been to the island a few times and unfortunately I did not enjoy myself. I am proud of being a Puerto Rican new yorker.
    maddie1980 maddie1980
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Dec 21, 2014

    I Love Being Boricua

    Hello all my name is Rosalita but my friends call me Rosie. I was born In Caguas, Puerto Rico and I must say that knowing that I am part of one of the most beautiful cultures in the world gives me a "Gran Orgullo De Ser Boricua" translation: great pride to be...
    Rosalita Rosalita
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Oct 30, 2007

    I'm Puerto Rican on my mother's side.

    Unfortunately, I was never taught spanish.
    djag2007 djag2007
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Jun 20, 2014
    viperguy96 viperguy96
    18-21, M
    Jun 12, 2015
    Angel2345 Angel2345
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Jul 1, 2014
    Cocrispy Cocrispy
    22-25, M
    Mar 14, 2016

    I am 100% pr but have never been to Puerto Rico.

    Both my parents are from there. I was born in Brooklyn NY and raised in Florida and now I live in Wisconsin with my boyfriend and 3 kids.
    TainoPrincess84 TainoPrincess84
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Feb 19, 2016

    A lot of people think I'm Mexican.

    . Like really? Do I look Mexican to you? -_-
    deleted deleted
    6 Responses Jul 26, 2015

    I love my Puerto Rico.

    Both of my parents were born there and so was I. Que viva Puerto Rico!!!!! What I do not like are puertoricans who aren't familiar with the culture, can't speak the language, but pride themselves in being "boricua" during the parade. Give me a break!
    thelatintwist thelatintwist
    36-40, F
    Feb 20, 2014


    I love my Puerto Rican roots. The food the music the culture the people are all beautiful. Im working on speaking Spanish, though I understand it very well. My dream is to visit the island one day, I've heard how beautiful it is. I just wish that there wasn't so much violence...
    launica87 launica87
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Dec 1, 2012

    Next month, I'm visiting my family

    and friends in Puerto Rico!!! I'm so excited to see my family and finally meet my three year old cousin whom I never met before. Ahhh !!! I honestly can't wait!
    caribbeanbabe808 caribbeanbabe808
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 9, 2014

    Puerto Rican parade was today in NYC I loveeee

    being BORICUA!!!#Nuyorican&proud 😁
    mamitaaa mamitaaa
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jun 8, 2014

    can you be Puerto rican

    if only your parents were born in PR but you were born in US
    chapter7 chapter7
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Aug 23, 2015
    TotallyMe34 TotallyMe34
    18-21, F
    Jul 10, 2015
    whenyourinmyshoes whenyourinmyshoes
    22-25, F
    Jul 27, 2015

    My Dad Is Puerto Rican.

    ... I Am Original Born Mexico But Daddy Got A Job In The USA So We Had To Move
    YoungDisobedientSlave YoungDisobedientSlave
    13-15, F
    Nov 21, 2015
    Tickler7 Tickler7
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Oct 29, 2015

    Where my PR people at!

    ? Stand up and say wepaaaaa! lmao! :)
    ginamarieexoxo ginamarieexoxo
    22-25, F
    7 Responses Feb 12, 2014

    No, no I'm not. But honestly,

    my imaginary boyfriend is.
    brokenfixed brokenfixed
    22-25, M
    5 Responses Nov 30, 2014

    I Am Half Puerto Rican.

    I love the culture. The food is deliciously devine. The music is so romantic. The dance is very erotic. Although I was born and raised here in the United States, my heart is in Puerto Rico. I love visiting the Island where the air is warm and there are many beautiful people to...
    littlegirl845 littlegirl845
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Aug 31, 2013

    What can I say I am proud of

    who I am and for the rest of you ciase ja boka
    Sw33tT33 Sw33tT33
    36-40, F
    Oct 26, 2014

    Yeah I am half Puerto Rican

    and it is awesome! My hair is short and since I got some Latina in me, these curls are coming back on FLEEK! I get complements on my hair all the time and people don't even know what I got in store! Watch when my hair turns into a fro, imma be hype asf ugh 😄 great man just...
    domdotcom domdotcom
    18-21, F
    Mar 8, 2016
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    2 Responses Aug 30, 2015
    Cocrispy Cocrispy
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Mar 14, 2016

    Yass. Not mixed with anything.

    Just Puerto Rican.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Apr 9, 2015

    And What Does A Puerto Rican Look Like?

    I am half Puerto Rican from my father's side. My mom is Italian and Irish. I came out with lighter skin than my mom, light hair, and light eyes, but I look like my father and abuela, (you can say I am a "white version" of them). It never ceases to amaze me that some ignorant...
    Vertigo15 Vertigo15
    10 Responses Jun 7, 2011

    New York Rican

    I was born and raised in NYC, I'm proud to come from Puerto Rican Parents. I love my heritage. Represent it to the fullest. Know my history, can read and write Spanish, speak Spanglish. Love salsa, reggaeton. Love the island, been there twice but want to go back and live there.
    sufferin4life sufferin4life
    41-45, M
    Nov 13, 2013
    Miabelis Miabelis
    31-35, F
    7 Responses Aug 23, 2015

    I was born in Puerto Rico

    and raised there but at the age of 8 my parents moved to Florida because of my dads work
    EmoTurtel EmoTurtel
    13-15, F
    1 Response Sep 27, 2015

    I want to marry a full Puerto Rican woman.

    Cuz I'm only half Puerto Rican
    Tickler7 Tickler7
    22-25, M
    Nov 1, 2015

    I'm actually full Puerto Rican.

    Funny thing I'm not proud of it xD Main reasons are my own race has always picked on me throughout my life and school. Second I barely understand any spanish and can't speak it. The only people I understand are my parents which is pretty odd. Third, I don't really like the...
    iAteYourCrayon iAteYourCrayon
    18-21, F
    3 Responses May 14, 2015

    I Hate It Here

    I can honestly say I hate Puerto Rico. And it's sad, because it's the place where I was born and raised. It's the only place I've ever called home. But the crime rate is so damn high, and the people are so rude. I can't wait to finish with my education and just haul ***.
    Bananaroo Bananaroo
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Sep 17, 2013
    LeiannMassa LeiannMassa
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 17, 2015

    Miguel Cotto vs Canelo Alvarez,

    who's going to watch it??
    ConversoRuth77 ConversoRuth77
    Aug 23, 2015

    I am mixed... My dad was Puerto Rican

    and Jamaican. My mom was Irish, scottish, and Cherokee.
    dmetri123 dmetri123
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jan 7, 2016

    Soy Boricua!

    Thats right I said it! Soy Bori thru and thru. From my size 5 feet..my thick hips brown skin..to my long curly brown locks. I was not born there..no but being boricua is not only a heritage its a lifestyle.... A way of being if you will... A walk.. A talk.. A state of mind... Its...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jul 22, 2013

    Not Much But It Still Counts.

    I am one fourth Puerto Rican from my fathers side, but naturally have blue eyes and blonde hair so I don't look like it all!
    bbfeels bbfeels
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Oct 27, 2013

    A Different Kind Of Boricua

    People expect Puerto Rican women to act like the Boricuas in NYC and surrounding areas. Those are Nuyoricans. As stereotypical as it may sound, we are not all like JLo. I have come across people that have very primeval views and ideas of what a Puerto Rican woman is all about...
    cleargerman cleargerman
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Jan 30, 2012

    I act more Puerto Rican

    than both of my siblings. I eat the food, listen to the music, speak the language, but the funny thing is, I'm not too proud of it. They don't really have a good reputation here, which is a shame, but I can see why.
    AwesomeIBGuy AwesomeIBGuy
    16-17, M
    1 Response Jun 11, 2015
    Mannys1969 Mannys1969
    46-50, M
    Nov 30, 2015
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