Meet Grace Gannon, Chapel Hill Teen

Grace GannonBack in the spring of 2015, Chapel Hill Youth Ministry Director Eric Hauck sat down to talk with Grace Gannon about life, movies, faith, and her favorite and least favorite things.

What school do you attend and what grade level are you?

Sophomore at Wichita Heights High School.

What movie could you watch over and over?

Pitch Perfect.

What three things would you want to have with you if you were stranded alone on an island?

Chipotle, Chipotle, and more Chipotle!

What is your greatest pet peeve?

When people chew their food loudly.

Scariest Disney villain?

Cruella De Vil

Favorite amusement park?

Busch Gardens in Florida.

If you had to get stuck at the top of a giant ferris wheel with a celebrity for two hours, who would it be?

The Bachelor, Ben Higgins

Name a Bible verse that means a lot to you?

“In all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight” – Proverbs 3:6

If all food in the world tasted the same for the rest of your life, what would you want it to taste like?

Milk chocolate.

If you were allowed to throw one thing off the Empire State Building, what would you throw?

Money – the reactions would be great!

If you were given $10 million, what would you do with it?

I’d buy my two brothers new golf clubs and my parents a house in Arizona. The rest would go to the Church.

Have you ever cried at a movie? if so which one?

The Last Song gets me every time.

Favorite app on your phone?


What is one of the coolest “God moments” you’ve experienced?

The whole Guatemala experience.

So…Pastor Jeff is your dad…what is the hardest thing about being the pastor’s daughter?

Being a sermon illustration.

What was one of the coolest things you ever picked out of a dumpster or trash can?

My retainers when I accidentally threw them away in a napkin.

What comforts you when you’re sad?

Talking with my friends.

If you were an animal, what would you be?

A lion.

If you could choose one superpower what would it be?

Telepathy – I would want to know what everybody was thinking.

Have you ever sung out loud to a Justin Bieber song? If so, where?

Yes, every time I get in the car.

Favorite song or band?

My favorite song is “XO” by Beyonce.

What is the coolest place you’ve ever visited?

Antigua, Guatemala.

What are a few things that help you draw closer to Jesus?

Volunteering in the community and attending church.

Best birthday party?

For my seventh birthday, my friends and I went to Build a Bear. I was in heaven!

What kind of hairdo do you want for the first 1,000 years in heaven?

All natural.

Oldest person you ever met?

Jay Robinson (:

What is one thing you really like about Chapel Hill?

All the wonderful people I’ve met.

How many times have you fallen asleep while Pastor Jeff is preaching?

Weekly (:

Most fun memory with your dad?

Our shopping trips.

Favorite hobby?


Which do you eat first? french fries or the burger?

The fries, always.

What are three things you want to do before you die?

Travel the world, ride in a hot air balloon, and have a family

Where will you be living and doing in ten years?

I will be either an orthodontist or an ENT doctor living somewhere nice and warm.

Age when you last went trick-or-treating?


What do you do to relax?

Go to my cave.

What’s the scariest thing about boys?

You never know what they are thinking.

Who’s your hero? My mom and dad.

Would you rather skydive from a plane or stay on the ground and video the person jumping?

I would be the one skydiving.

Scariest moment of your life?

At my friend’s old apartment we were alone when a man unlocked the door and came in. . . it ended up being the maintenance man.

Three words to describe Jesus as you know Him?

Forgiving, gentle, and compassionate.

Favorite Holiday?


What song gets stuck in your head the most?

Hotline Bling.

If you could only eat one food for lunch for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Mac n’ Cheese.

Who influenced you most in your faith and walk with Jesus?

My dad.

What’s your favorite clip on YouTube?

Any beauty guru’s videos.

What is your greatest fear?


What was your favorite toy when you were 5?


Longest distance you have ever run?

A 5k.

Farthest from home you’ve ever been?

New York City.

If you could be a professional athlete, what sport would you play?


If money were NO issue, what would you do with your life?

Buy lots of yorkies.

If the President gave you power to change one thing about the U.S., what would it be?

School would start at 10 a.m.

Worst injury you’ve ever had?

I’ve never broken any bones.

On an airplane, do you try to talk to person next to you or ignore them and hope they don’t even see you?

Usually my mom is next to me so we talk most of the flight.

Favorite board game?


How many kids would you like to have?

Two boys.

Would you rather go to school for a day dressed like Darth Vader or sing a song in front of church dressed like Effie from The Hunger Games?

I would be too embarrassed to do either.


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