We are very excited to have Cheikh Deing as one of the newest additions to the ACE Clean Team serving the SoHo Broadway District. Originally from Senegal in West Africa, Cheikh now lives in East Harlem and joined the Clean Team in May of this year. Get to know Cheikh a little better through our brief interview with him!
SBI: What got you interested in working with the SoHo Broadway Initiative?
CD: For active work; it benefits my health because I’m able to always move around. Working here has made me feel like I’m a hero of a city helping the community. I take much enjoyment in that.
SBI: Outside of work, what are your interests and activities?
CD: Besides work, I’m always on some social media platform whether it’s Facebook, Instagram, or TikTok, but I also like going out to the park and giving myself time to relax.
SBI: What’s the best part of the next thing you’re doing?
CD: I’m planning to grow in the workplace whether it’s at Soho Broadway or as part of ACE. Thomas, Frank, and Lance have been huge inspirations in helping me keep steady. And I want to expand my personal life with positive activities and find new adventures.
SBI: Where is your favorite hang-out in the SoHo/Downtown area?
CD: Union Square Park. There’s is always something going on there and it pulls me to visit there frequently. I love the markets they have in the park.
SBI: What is your preferred mode of transportation in NYC?
Subway always. No bus, the subway is the way to go!