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This PSAT Question About "Don Juan Ribero" Has Become A Huge Meme

He made the PSATs lit.

Last updated on July 3, 2018, at 1:54 p.m. ET

Posted on October 20, 2016, at 12:25 p.m. ET

On Wednesday, high schoolers took the PSATs and read about the internet's favorite new character, Don Juan Ribero.

The question's excerpt was taken from Isabel Allende's novel Portrait in Sepia, according to teens on Twitter who took the test.

In it, photography master (and now, internet hero) Don Juan Ribero refuses to train Aurora in her art. Even her grandmother's money doesn’t make a difference.

Everyone is loving Don Juan’s fierce, no-bullshit attitude. "Don't call yourself a photographer unless you've been personally rejected by Don Juan Ribero," one person tweeted.

don't πŸ‘ call πŸ‘ yourself πŸ‘ a πŸ‘ photographer πŸ‘ unless πŸ‘ you've πŸ‘ been πŸ‘ personally πŸ‘ rejected πŸ‘ by πŸ‘ Don πŸ‘ Juan πŸ‘ Ribero #PSAT

"When Don Juan says you have no talent."

When Don Juan Ribero says you have no talent #PSAT


Even Aurora's grandmother's money doesn't change Don Juan's mind. "When Don Juan Ribero said, 'I don't accept money, I accept talent,'" one person tweeted.

When Don Juan Ribero said " I don't accept money , I accept talent" #psat


When Don Juan Ribero said "I don't take money I take talent" #PSAT

Others referenced Aurora lurking outside of Don Juan's studio. "When you see Don Juan Ribero coming home from his lunch."

when you see don juan ribero coming home from his lunch #PSAT

"When Don Juan comes back from his lunch break and you still posted outside his studio."

when Don Juan Ribero comes back from his lunch break and u still posted up outside the studio #PSAT


"Waiting outside of Don Juan Ribero's photography store like," another added.

waiting outside of don juan ribero's photography store like #PSAT

Don't worry, though: Aurora gets her chance in the end.

One person perfectly summed it up. "When Don Juan Ribero finally agrees to take you as his apprentice so you can photograph your darkest nightmare."

When Don Juan Ribero finally agrees to take you as his apprentice so you can photograph your darkest nightmare #PSAT