As a way to learn more about the 23 majors in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at the University of Florida, we’ve been asking 23 questions. JP Prescott, a soil and water sciences student and Florida’s national FFA officer candidate, answered our 23 questions while at the 93rd Florida FFA Convention and Expo. Watch the video to learn more about Prescott’s favorite places on campus, things he is looking forward to as a national officer candidate and more.
Meredith: Hey JP! Thanks so much for meeting up with us at the Florida FFA Convention. We wanted to catch up with you before you begin preparing as a national officer candidate. We wanted to talk to a student in one of our 23 majors, so we have 23 questions for you. Are you ready?
JP: Sounds good!
Meredith: Let’s go! Why did you choose your major?
JP: I used to do a lot of land judging in high school and everything that we have starts with the dirt.
Meredith: What is your favorite part of being a soil and water sciences student?
JP: Definitely the advisors.
Meredith: On a scale of one to ten, how exciting is it to be back at the FFA convention in person?
JP: An eleven. For sure.
Meredith: As a UF student, what’s your favorite thing to do?
JP: Probably study chemistry.
Meredith: Describe yourself in a hashtag.
JP: Hashtag—Hashtag needs time to think.
Meredith: What’s your favorite spot to hang out on campus?
JP: Plaza of the Americas, under a tree.
Meredith: What is one thing that people don’t know about you?
JP: One thing people don’t know about me—I’m kind of an introvert.
Meredith: What is one thing you want to experience before you graduate?
JP: An in-person football game, for sure.
Meredith: What are three things that you can’t live without?
JP: Oh, oranges—a clean bed to sleep in and a Coke icee.
Meredith: Would you say your personality is more orange or blue?
JP: I’d have to say definitely blue.
Meredith: What is one word your friends would use to describe you?
JP: Probably funny.
Meredith: Where is your favorite place to eat on campus?
JP: I would say Firehouse Subs.
Meredith: If you could switch lives with someone for a day, who would you choose?
JP: Probably the President. Just cause I don’t want to do it forever but like one day would be enough for me.
Meredith: If you could study abroad to any country while at UF, where would it be?
JP: I’d have to say Iceland.
Meredith: What is the best thing that happened to you today?
JP: I got to do a workshop with some pretty awesome members.
Meredith: What are you most looking forward to as a national FFA officer candidate?
JP: Getting to meet new people and representing the state of Florida.
Meredith: Are you an early riser or a night owl?
JP: I’m absolutely a night owl.
Meredith: Favorite season?
Meredith: Describe your favorite movie without telling us the title.
JP: The new boyfriend of Ramona Flowers has to battle her seven evil exes.
Meredith: I don’t think I know that one.
JP: Scott Pilgrim vs. the World.
Meredith: Okay. If you walked out on a stage and the audience expected a concert, what song would you sing?
JP: Probably Neon Moon by Brooks and Dunn.
Meredith: What are your summer plans?
JP: Summer plans—I’m at a summer camp! I’m teaching kids how to flip canoes while they’re in the water.
Meredith: And where is that at?
JP That’s in Leesburg.
Meredith: Okay that’s awesome! What’s one smell that reminds you of home?
JP: Probably blueberries.
Meredith: And what is your dream job?
JP: I want to be an ag teacher.
Meredith: Thanks for catching up with us, JP, and good luck as you compete this fall.
JP: Thank you this was awesome!