Senior Spring Spotlight: JET MELVIN

Five questions with Bedford North Lawrence senior Jet Melvin

Sport: track; Career choice: electrical engineering; College: IUPUI

Question 1: What will you miss most about high school?

Melvin: I will miss sitting at the lunch table with my friends, telling stories, making jokes.

Question 2: What did you enjoy most about track?

Melvin: The thing I enjoyed most was training with my friends.

Question 3: What life lessons did you learn from track?

Melvin: A life lesson I learned from track, and various other sports, is that mental strength is one of your most important keys to success.

Question 4: What pointed you toward your future career path?

Melvin: As a kid, I always liked knowing how things worked and building things with Legos. I believe that’s what pointed me to the engineering field.

Question 5: As the restrictions are lifted, who was the first person you wanted to see?

Melvin: I want to meet up with all my friends and go do something together to have fun.

Senior Spring Spotlight is a daily feature focusing on BNL’s senior class following the cancellation of the spring sports seasons by the IHSAA in the midst of the coronavirus epidemic.