Kendall Whitesides, aka “Kenny J”

Kendall Whitesides

Shift: Fridays at 4 p.m.

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Kendall’s Bio

Your major: Communications

Your hometown: Tooele, Utah

Where do you live now? Daybreak, Utah

What are you passionate about? My passion is filmmaking/storytelling. I love telling stories and experiencing the emotional journeys the can take you on.

What is your favorite class (or classes) at SLCC? Favorite class has to currently be Cinematography because it’s helping me progress down the path of become a filmmaker

Which actor/actress would play you in your life movie? The best actor to play me would be James Franco. Not only do we look similar I think he could deliver a performance that would express my life very well

Where do you see yourself in five years? My hope is that is five years I’ll be working a film projects. Hopefully that will be a major motion picture, but if not I know I will be making my own films.

If you could have a superpower, what would it be? If I could have a super power it would be Teleportation, hands down. 90% of my stress would be eliminated with teleportation. I also have to know whether I make some kind of sound effect when I teleport.

Something about you that other people would be surprised to know: A surprising fact is growing up four brothers and no sisters, I didn’t have a rowdy family. It was pretty calm.

Kendall’s Favorites

Favorite musicians and/or artists: My current favorite artist is Ava Max, but overall favorite artist is Eminem. Eminem’s life story has always impressed me, and continues to.

Favorite TV shows and/or movies: My favorite movie is 500 days of summer. That is a movie that is so relatable on some level that I’m surprised not everyone has seen it.

Favorite sports or sports teams: My favorite Football team is the Miami Dolphins. Don’t worry, they are making a come back. My favorite Baseball team would have to be the Boston Redsox. It’s a family thing.

Favorite food: My favorite food is sushi. That is what I will eat at any time any day, over any meal.

What’s your favorite place to eat? My favorite place to eat has to be with my parents. Going over to their home on a Sunday afternoon and having a hearty roast dinner with some mashed potato. My mouth is watering just thinking about it.

What was your favorite cereal as a kid? My favorite cereal is Reese’s Puffs. That classic jingle that would play whenever their commercial came on was unforgettable.

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