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Jordan Garza

Authored by Carl B.
Biographic Information
  • Position: Engineer on USS Chernov
  • Rank: Ensign
  • Species: Human
  • Weight: 171 cm (5'8")
  • Height: 75 kg (165 lbs.)
  • Age: 21
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Character Biography

IMG Link: https://imgur.com/oTOqYba

CENSUS DATA & EMERGENCY INFO

Citizenship: United Federation of Planets
Place of Birth: Utopia Planitia Colony, Mars
Religion: Atheist

Family

Marcus Garza (Father)
Engineer - Utopia Planitia Shipyards
Rogelia Martinez Garza (Mother)
Astrophysicist - Daystrom Institute, Mars
Marcus Garza Jr. (Brother, 19)
Futbol Player - Rio De Janeiro, Brasil, Terra
Sandra Garza (Sister, 16) Utopia Planitia Colony, Mars
Marital Status: Single

Service Information

Position: Junior Engineering Officer
Status: Active

Biometric Data

Hair: Black
Eyes: Brown
Species: Human
Sex: Male
Height: 171 cm (5‘8”)
Weight: 75 kg (165 lbs.)
Build: Muscular
Handedness: Left
Complexion: Copper
Distinguishing Features: Has to wear corrective lenses, usually favors a pair of dark, chunky plastic glasses.
Appearance: Shorter than average, with a very muscular build, dark skin and eyes, handsome features, and a smile that is very easy on the eyes. Keeps his hair cropped short, in a traditional fade, with just a bit more length on top, and is generally clean shaven, though sometimes he allows a bit of his facial hair to grow in.

Personality

Personality traits: When in a completely new environment Jordan can be exceedingly shy and nervous, but once he grows comfortable, he tends to be a bit cocky, and conceited, and can often come off as being incredibly blunt. Makes friends quickly but doesn’t build close bonds unless the person can earn his trust.

Strengths:
Intelligent
Resourceful
Calm under pressure

Weaknesses:
Cocky
Stubborn
Blunt

Interests:
Hobbies and Interests: Cooking, dancing, wrestling,
Colors: Gold, Purple
Movies/Holos: Classic slasher flicks from the twentieth century
Books: Horror and psychological thrillers, with a little bit of high fantasy, and Afrofuturist stuff thrown in, mostly classics
Favorite Subject:
Hobbies: Fitness, cooking, fixing and building things
Music: Anything with a thumping beat, especially if it has a Latino flair, such as Bachata, Cubaton, or Reggaeton.

Languages:
Federation Standard
Spanish
Conversational Klingon, though mostly not appropriate language for mixed company.

Education:

Early Education
Primary Education: Mae Jemison Public School K-12
Extra-Curricular Activities: Baseball Team (4th Grade through 8th Grade), Track and Wrestling Teams (9th Grade through 11th Grade)
Awards: Junior Engineers Award in 6th Grade, Colony Baseball Championship Ribbon in 8th Grade

During Academy:
Starfleet Academy, San Francisco, California, Terra
Rank at Graduation: Ensign
Major: General Engineering
Minor: Propulsion Systems
Extra-Curricular Activities: Track team and Wrestling team, Debate club
Awards: Varsity Track 2nd Place trophy in Decathlon, Championship 1st Place in Wrestling
Extras: Graduated with honors

History:
Jordan was the only child of a Starfleet couple who had managed to make a name for themselves early on and achieve the coveted planet-based posting that makes raising a family a legitimate option. Stationed at Utopia Planitia Colony, and both of them continuing the work they loved in their respective fields, the couple became pregnant less than a year into their marriage, and nine short months later, Jordan was delivered into the world.

A precocious child, with a wealth of energy, and a serious curiosity about everything around him he would spend his days wandering the colony, getting into mischief as he tried to learn anything and everything he could about the world around him, how to take it apart to see how it worked, and how to put it back together again so that it still did. Thankfully this trait remained as he matured, even when he was a teen and obsessed with sports, weightlifting, and boys, his curious mind never slowed down.

By the time he made his way into high school he’d more than made up his mind that a career in Starfleet was his destiny. He began preparatory classes as soon as he was allowed to do so and set to them with a gusto that impressed both his instructors and his parents. Two years later he was allowed to sit the Academy entrance exam, a full two months before he’d even graduated, and was accepted into the engineering program, slated to leave for Earth the day after his commencement ceremony.

Over the next four years Jordan’s head would be crammed so full of knowledge, and his body would be put through so much to prepare him for any eventuality, that he sometimes thought he wasn’t going to make it. His tenacious nature, and his somewhat obnoxiously overdone self-assuredness kicked in every time he started to think like that, and he’d bounce back quickly. It was during that time that his self-assuredness also came back to bite him, as the two cadets he’d been seeing, each unbeknownst to the other, caught him in the act and humiliated him in the middle of the mess hall, putting an end to his dating career for the remainder of his time at the Academy.

Graduating in in top ten percent of his class and helping the Starfleet Academy Phoenix wrestling team to the Federation Wrestling Championship, he was able to walk the stage with his head held high, and a massive smile on his face, coming off the other end with his diploma in one hand, and a shiny gold pip on the collar of his new Operations red uniform. And now, he’s off to his first posting, aboard the USS Chernov, as a junior engineering officer, ready to fulfill the destiny he’s made for himself.

Recent Posts
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Side sim: Need a Leg Up? (TAG Jordan) USS Chernov 2 weeks, 3 days ago View
Side sim: Need a Leg Up? (TAG Jordan) USS Chernov 2 weeks, 5 days ago View
Side sim: Need a Leg Up? (TAG Jordan) USS Chernov 2 weeks, 5 days ago View
(Side-Sim) Sickbay - Ensign Jordan Garza Boarding Physical (Tag CMO) USS Chernov 3 weeks ago View
(Side-Sim) Chief Engineer's Office - Ensign Garza reporting for Duty (Tag CE) USS Chernov 3 weeks ago View

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