Jordan Lanfair is far from any ordinary teacher that one comes across in a classroom. Jordan grew up in Chicago and stared his teaching career at Rock Point Arizona at a Navajo reservation. From there, he moved to Galesburg, Illinois and currently he serves as an English Medium Teacher for the Abu Dhabi Education Council. In addition to that, he is a Footprints Blogger/Mentor, Runner, Travel Enthusiast, Energybits Brand Ambassador and all around awesome guy!
Burst of knowledge round:
Q: You have $10.00 to spend on iTunes or Google store right now, what would you buy?
A: Gems in Clash of Clans.
Q: Craziest business idea you ever had?
A: Underwater Tourism.
Q: Favorite game you played as a teenager?
A: Pokémon Red
Q: What blog you read regularly?
A: Doug Robertson’s “He’s the Weird Teacher” (Doug was interviewed for the EPT Podcast as well!)
Q: Favorite quote or saying
A: The walls aren’t there to keep you out, they’re there to see how bad you want it. They’re there to keep other people out.
Q: Something that irks you, a pet peeve.
A: When people talk over people who are talking. I hate cross conversations.
Q: If you had to choose a superpower, what would it be?
A: I want to be like Peter from Heroes. I want to have the ability to keep all the abilities I can, but I have to get them from other people.
Q: Favorite movie that you saw in 2014?
A: Hunger Games
Q: Something you’re willing to share about you that people don’t know.
A: I love “A Walk to Remember” – yeah, that’s one of my bis secrets…
Q; If you are invited to one-on-one dinner with someone, who would you want to meet?
A: Barack Obama
Q: In less than ten words define “Success”
A: Having everything you need to be happy.
Q: In less than ten words define “Failure”
A: Giving up
Q: Two or three words that you dislike in English language
A: Can’t, cucumber (it’s really weird to me) and moist.
Q: Two to three words that you think have a negative connotation and shouldn’t?
A: Ignorance, settling and introvert.
Q: Define Passion.
A: It’s the thing that makes you work, even when you know that your work might not mean much.
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