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The Gracious Girls Guide to Uber: Meet the Drivers

Our #SummerintheCity series continues with Uber PDX when The Gracious Girl hopped in the back of a car and got to know three drivers their love of driving UBER and who they are when they aren’t behind the wheel!

Here are a few fun facts on each of the drivers. Watch the segment to learn more about these three amazing people.

Abeni Ibbotson (mother)
Age: 33
Driving for Uber: Almost a year
Favorite Portland Spot: OMSI or Forest Park depending on the weather
Likes Her Coffee: Dutch Bros. almond milk, white coffee annihilator

Samuel Brackeen (Hipster Driver)
Age 32
Driving for Uber: 1 year
Favorite Portland Spot: Doug Fir
Likes His Coffee: Hazelnut Creamer a tad of sugar

Steve Zandstra
Age 69
Driving for Uber: 11 months
Favorite Portland Spot: St. Johns area
Likes His Coffee: Black

If you’re looking for tips on striking up a conversation with your next Uber Driver Portland check out this list of conversation starters from The Gracious Girl.

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Copyright © 2016 Mindy Lockard Gracious Living


Mindy Lockard is a nationally recognized etiquette expert and the founder of Mindy Lockard Gracious Living.

You can see more tips and advice from Mindy on #TheGraciousGirlsGuide on More Good Day Oregon and at


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