Jack Riecken (Senior)

Jack Riecken ... that is a name you'll want to remember. This young man is incredibly smart, skilled, and extremely passionate about the path he has chosen to pursue. After graduating high school, Jack will be attending Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach to study Aerospace Engineering, He is pursuing a Master's degree there and then join the USAF for 5 years to gain flight experience. After completing those 5 years, he then will apply to become an Astronaut candidate with NASA. His ultimate goal is to be the first man on Mars! 

Jack's favorite quote: 

“There are people who make things happen, there are people who
watch things happen, and there are people who wonder what
happened. To be successful, you need to be a person who makes
things happen.” - Jim Lovell, Commander, Apollo 13

 

Jack's Inspirational Figure: Elon Musk 

"I really like Elon Musk because he is very innovative, and the fact that he pursues new ideas with passion." -Jack Riecken

Be sure to leave some love on this incredible young man who is not only intelligent, but pretty handsome too :)