Faces of Jackson County Class of 2020: James Smith

Meet James SmithJames is a senior at Jefferson High School and plans to attend the University of North Georgia-Gainesville after graduation. We want to congratulate James and his family on his upcoming graduation.

Please tell us a little bit about your family.
A: “I live with both my parents and my brother.”

Q: What are your plans after graduation?
A: “Going to UNG – Gainesville for the foreseeable future.”

Q: What are two of your favorite restaurants in our community?
A: “Friends and Gringo’s Mexican Grill.”

Q: How long have you lived in our community?
A: “My whole life.”

Q: Who is the most interesting person you’ve met here in our community?
A: “Coach Fred.”

Q: If you could travel anywhere in the world right now, where would it be and why?
A: “Ireland, it is my favorite place I have traveled to.”

Q: What is one of your favorite movies? TV shows?
A: “‘Impractical Jokers.'”

Q: What advice would you give to people?
A: “Take your time and don’t rush.”

Q: What is something on your bucket list?
A: “Become a multi-millionaire.”

Q: What is your go to band / singer when you cant decide what to listen to?
A: “I just hit shuffle.”

Q: What is something you will do as soon as this COVID-19 is over with?
A: “Hang out with my friends.”

Q:If you could choose anyone that is alive today and not a relative; with whom would you love to have lunch? Why? And where locally would y’all meet for this lunch?
A: “Elon Musk, he is a big hero of mine. Gringo’s.”

Q: What is your favorite thing about our community?
A: “The community’s support for JHS.”

Q: Where do you see yourself in five to 10 years?
A: “Just finishing college and making a name for myself in my respective field.”

Q: What is the most beautiful place you have ever been?
A: “Dublin, Ireland.”

Q: Favorite month? favorite holiday? and best single day on the calendar?
A: “November – Christmas – June 15th.”

Q: What would you rate a 10 out of 10?
A: “Christy Drew’s class.”

Q: Who inspires you to be better?
A: “My dad.”

Q: What is one or two of your favorite smells?
A: “The ocean.”

Q: Finally, what three words or phrases come to mind when you think of the word HOME?
A: “Family, Food, and Shelter.” 

Jill Venable-Abernathy with the Abernathy Cochran Groupwould love your Faces nominations.

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