Getting to Know...Jonah Shankel

Getting to Know...Jonah Shankel

X-Men cross country runner Jonah Shankel is the latest athlete featured in our Getting to Know your X-Women and X-Men series throughout the summer. Jonah is a second year Human Kinetics student from Coldbrook, N.S.

If I could be StFX President for a day I would?
Initiate a plan to build an indoor track

A unique talent or skill I have is?
Somehow being both right and left handed, and other times being one or the other.

When I am not studying or playing my sport, in my spare time I like to?
Watch The Office

If I could have lunch with anyone in the world, it would be with?
Lionel Messi

My biggest pet peeve is?
Having dreams about being late to important events

My dream job is?
Physical Education teacher

If I could compete in any other sport at StFX it would be?

If I could come out at the start of a game to an entrance song, it would be?
Holiday by Green Day

Something interesting about my hometown is?
We have "mountains" that are really just above average hills.

My favorite moment to date as a StFX student-athlete is?
Exploring Quebec City for the interlock meet.

FAVORITE class:  Skill courses
FAVORITE place to study:  In my room
FAVORITE food:  pb and j's
FAVORITE summer activity:  Running
FAVORITE animated movie:  The original Incredibles
FAVORITE social media platform:  Instagram
FAVORITE TV show:  The Office
FAVORITE item of clothing:  Socks
FAVORITE mobile app:  Clash of Clans
FAVORITE pro sports team:  FC Barcelona
FAVORITE pro sports athlete:  Eliud Kipchoge/Lionel Messi