Get to know Foley High School Junior, Cody Straughan!
What’s your favorite food?
My favorite food is spaghetti, and my least favorite foods are Rice Krispies cereal and brussels sprouts. My favorite place to eat Buffalo Wild Wings.
What do you do in your free time?
I like to go outside, play video games, do parkour, work out, and spend time with my girlfriend.
What kind of music do you like to listen to?
I like to listen to hip hop and dubstep, and I dislike country music. M favorite artists are Wiz Khalifa, Skrillex, and Kendrick Lamar. My least favorites are Taylor Swift, Coby Bryan, and Iggy Azalea.
What is your favorite subject in school?
My favorite subjects are math and ROTC, and my least favorite is science. I am best in math and the worst in science.
When you were a kid what did you want to be when you grew up?
I wanted to be a firefighter, because they had a big truck that had lights on it. I didn’t want to be a doctor, because it didn’t seem cool and I hated needles.
What was your life like growing up?
Hard, I was a bad kid, and my family struggled when it came to money. But it’s better now, life is great now and all my dreams are coming true.
Do you have any brothers or sisters?
I have two sisters, Shelby, who is 22, and Brittany, 28. I also have four brothers, Joseph who is nine-months-old, Ryan who is nine-years-old, Chaz, 14-years-old, and Devon, 27-years old.
Why are you in ROTC?
I originally didn’t plan to be, but when I did get in to it, my plans for the future changed. I intend on going into the Air force as a security force specialists. After that I plan on going to college for either Mechanical Engineering or Culinary Arts.
Would you recommend anyone to join ROTC and why?
Yes, because it completely changes your attitude towards life.