McGann looks back at his past through current lens


Hamzah Sayyed

McGann posing with his good friend Marty the Mustang.

Jackson McGann is a sophomore whose bright personality fills the room. McGann is a funny, talkative person who always knows how to put a smile on people’s faces. He also values honesty and isn’t afraid to open up. Besides his extraordinary personality, he knows his way around books, with his first year at south making the honors roll.

Q: What was one thing you wish you had known when you were younger?
A: I wish I knew my hair was curly; it was straight for a hot minute, and halfway through last year, I cut it, and then it got curly. I honestly don’t know what I did. It sort of just happened.

Q: As a kid, what was your favorite food/drink
A: I’ve always really liked spaghetti but with meatballs or with meat sauce. It has to have meat. I really like Spaghetti.

Q: What things flew over your head when you were younger?
A: The concept of money, I’d honestly thought that my mother had way more money than she did. I think looking back on it, I was kind of a [wasteful person], You know? As I would always ask for things realistically, we couldn’t afford them.

Q: Favorite place to go to as a kid.
A: Probably my grandma’s house, either of them, they were both pretty cool. I’d go over there often since my mom was a student at college, this helped out a lot since she had to go to classes.

Q: What would you say to the younger you right now?
A: Don’t be a weirdo, I was really weird freshman year, so I would say to be such a weirdo, ’cause you know I was really weird, so that would be number 1.