Meet Brady West, Chapel Hill Teen

Back when he was a junior at Andover eCademy, Brady West sat down to talk with Youth Director Eric Hauck about life, faith, fishing, his dream of owning an exotic animal farm and other things.

Meet the Teen, Brady West

April 2016

What School and grade level are you?

Junior at Andover eCademy

Favorite amusement park?

Adventureland in Altoona, Iowa

If you were going to be an animal, what would you be?

All of them

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

My fly rod lures, flint, mountain of hamburgers.

What is your greatest pet peeve?

Naming calling

What is one question you will ask God when you get to heaven?

How did you create all the animals?

Scariest Disney Villain?

The Orangutan in Jungle Book

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

The Crocodile Hunter

If all food in the whole world tasted the same, what would you want it to taste like?


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

Keep some to buy a new house and give some away

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


Favorite app on your phone?

QT app cuz there are free things

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

Being outside in Wyoming

Craziest thing you’ve ever done?

Sliding off a natural rock slide into a cold lake in North Carolina

What famous person does Pastor Jeff most remind you of?

Morgan Freeman

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

A fishing pole

What comforts you when you are sad?

My dogs and my bearded dragon

If you could choose one superpower what would it be?

Talking to animals

Have you ever sang out loud to a Justin Beiber song?

Yes, the song “Baby”

Favorite song or band?

For King & Country

Coolest place you ever visited

North Carolina

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

Praying.  Being outside. Youth Group.

Best birthday party?

Having a clown visit when I was three

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

All my family

What is something you are really good at?

Fishing & taking care of animals

Oldest person you ever met?

My great-grandma “Ho Ho”

What is one thing you really like about Chapel Hill UMC?

The Youth Group

Most fun memory with your dad?

Fishing at lake Texhoma

Favorite hobby?


Three things you want to do before you die?

Skydive. Fish in every country. Own my own exotic animal farm

Where will you be living and doing in 10 years?

Living in Australia owning an exotic animal farm

Age when you last went Trick-o-treat?

10, but I still steal candy from my sister

What do you do to relax?

Fish and watch TV

What’s the scariest thing about girls?

Their yelling

Who’s your hero?

Steve Irwin – the Crocodile Hunter

Scariest moment of your life?

Watching Finding Big Foot.

Three words to describe Jesus as you know Him?

Loving.  There. Kind.

Favorite Holiday?

The Superbowl

What song gets stuck in your head the most?

It’s Not Over Yet by “For King & Country”

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


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

My mentor Casey Mack

How do you connect best with God?

Being outside

What’s your favorite clip on youtube?

Jefferson Bethke spoken words

What was your favorite toy when you were five?

Hot wheels

Longest distance you have ever run?

Three miles

Farthest from home you’ve ever been?

North Carolina & California

If you could be professional athlete what sport?

Indoor Football

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

Get free animals

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

Not have Donald Trump as president

Worst injury you’ve had?

Just scrapes

Favorite board game?


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