Cooper Bass


Shelbie Heath

Cooper Bass laughing with Xposure students at Richmond Market during dinner.

Gabby Plasencia, Dripping Springs High School

Name: Cooper Jade Bass

High School: Bullitt East High School, Mount Washington, Kentucky

Mascot: Chargers

Grade: 10

Birthday: Jan. 17, 2007

Age: 15

Extracurricular activities: Project Unify (helps special education kids experience life), Future Business Leaders of America and Beta Club

Favorite Superhero: Wanda Maximoff

Favorite song: “The Lakes” by Taylor Swift

Parents: Mike and Dee Bass

Dream College: Studying abroad in France

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? “Hailee Steinfeld because she could definitely do the stereotypical moody teenager with a sort of dark humor.”

What are your three must haves? My dog Cedar, Spotify, Blake Rose’s sunglasses

What’s the best part about social media and the worst? Activism and authenticity diminishing.

What do you admire about Gen Z? What do you dislike about gen Z? “I admit that Gen Z challenges these social standards that have been in place longer than we have been alive, but I don’t like how we reinforce stereotypes. It seems hypocritical.”

How do you handle your mental health/How did the pandemic affect you? Quarantine led to her meditating and being more open about her mental health.

Where do you see yourself in 10 years? In Canada with a van and cat.

What is your ideal life/dream job? “I really want a free life.”

If you could live anywhere in the world for one year, where would it be and why? “New York because I could spend all my money in one year and leave.”

Who or what inspires you and why? “Taylor Swift and how she holds herself and her music inspires me in her lyrics and her message.”

If you could trade places with the president of the United States for one day, what would you do as president? Cap on presidential age requirement.

What do you consider your greatest accomplishment? Winning the World Series for softball and sports I did in middle school personally.

What do you see as your biggest regret? “Succumbing to peer pressure early on as a kid and having to build an authentic reputation.”