“It’s been a wonderful experience – he’s very inspirational to me. He perseveres through everything, and I learn constantly from him on a day-to-day basis,” Shannon said. “He’s fun too. We really have a great relationship.”—
Interviewer:Jennifer from Parkville, what sits on the number one spot on your bucket list?
Jared:My, uh, Shannon whats the number one thing that sits on your bucket list buddy?
Shannon:I think travelling...
Interviewer:You haven't done enough of that?
Shannon:... no uh in space. In space.
Jared:Shannon from a young age a lot of people don't know is, is that he was, is, he... Can I tell them?
Jared:He always wanted to be an astronaut. He always did science as a young kid. He even went to space camp. Uh we were very poor so he had to steal the money to get in. But yeah, uh he got caught. But while he was there, I think he ended up having some kind of illicit romance with one of the women who were instructing there and was kicked out.