Jaylin Jaggers


Gabby Plasencia

Jaylin Jaggers practicing photography with her camera outside of the student publications center.

Name: Jaylin Jaggers

High School: Oldham County High School, LaGrange, Kentucky

Mascot: Colonel

Grade: 10

Birthday: Nov. 16, 2006

Age: 15

Favorite subject: English

Extracurricular Activities: Theater and the school magazine

Favorite cartoon character, anime or superhero: Black Panther

Favorite song: “Got You On My Mind” – NF

Favorite slang word/phrase: Sweetie

Parents: Faith (mother) and Chris Cassada; Joe Jaggers (father)

Siblings: Isabelle and Calvin Cassada

Dream college: WKU

If you could have a movie made about your life, what would the story line be? Who would star as you and what’s the movie title? “A high school girl figuring things out. Anne Hathaway. How to screw up your life in four years.”

What are your three must haves? Spotify, books and granola.

What’s the best part about social media and the worst? “You can talk to your friends but social media is very draining.”

What do you admire about Gen Z? What do you dislike about Gen Z?  “We care but we’re also lazy.”

How has the pandemic affected you? “More therapy and grief.”

How do you handle your mental health during these difficult times?  “Music and food.”

Where do you see yourself in 10 years? “Crying or in some form of journalism.”

What is your ideal life/ dream job? “Working for The New York Times.”

If you could live anywhere in the world for one year, where would it be and why?  “Germany to see family history.”

Who or what inspires you and why? “My parents. They push me to be a better person.”

If you could trade places with the president of the United States for one day, what would you do as president? “Make more rehab establishments.”

What do you consider your greatest accomplishment? “Making it this far in life.”

What do you see as your biggest regret? “Losing self-confidence.”