Meet Jackson Hickerson! Jackson is a senior at Gainesville High School and plans to attend the University of Georgia in the fall. His parents are Tom and Blair Hickerson and he has one brother. We want to congratulate Jackson and his family on his graduation and best wishes in the future.

Question: Please tell us a little bit about your family.
Answer: “My parents are Blair and Tom Hickerson and I have one brother Wiley who is a sophomore at GHS.”

Q: What are your plans after graduation?
A: “To attend the University of Georgia.”

Q: What are two of your favorite restaurants in our community?
A: “Inn Between Deli and Pueblo’s.”

Q: If you could travel anywhere in the world right now, where would it be and why?
A: “Aruba to go scuba diving and lay on a beach.”

Q: What is one of your favorite movies? TV shows?
A: “Movie would be ‘Goodfellas’ and TV show would be ‘That 70s Show.’”

Q: If you were asked to give advice to your senior class and the younger students at your school, what would you say?
A: “Enjoy it while it lasts but don’t work too hard.”

Q: If you were able to be cast as yourself into a television show or series, what show would you want to be in?
A: “Wicked Tuna so that I could catch big fish everyday.”

Q: If you could choose anyone to have lunch with, who would you choose? Why? And where, locally, would you meet for this lunch?
A: “Lewis Hamilton the six time Formula 1 World Champion, eat at Atlas and I think he who is be an interesting person to talk to about success and hard work.”

Q: What is your favorite thing about our community?
A: “It feels like home and is full of beautiful places and nice people.”

Q: Where do you see yourself in five to 10 years?
A: “I don’t really know but I certainly hope I’m happy at that time.”

Q: What is something on your bucket list?
A: “Ski in the Alps.”

Q: What is your go to band / singer when you cant decide what to listen to?
A: “Mac DeMarco, any time Is a good time for his music.”

Q: Favorite month? favorite holiday? and best single day on the calendar?
A: “Month would be May as it contains my birthday and it’s summer. Holiday would be Christmas and the best day is whatever day that Masters Sunday lands on.”

Q: What would you rate a 10 out of 10?
A: “Led Zeppelin 4. Amazing album cover to cover.”

Q: What is something you want to do as soon as the pandemic is over?
A: “Meet friends.”

Q: Who inspires you to be better?
A: “My parents. I want to live up to the expectations and opportunities that that have provided for me.”