John is 15 years old and lives in Hyde Park. He attends the Academy of the Pacific Rim and is in the 9th grade. John is an honor roll and dean’s list student and is an active participant in his school’s drama department. In addition to starring in movies and TV shows, John hopes to strengthen lines of communication in his community. He believes that if people communicated with each other, they could build together and ideas could be better expressed and viewed.