Freshman Friday: Jacob Bakalinsky


Every Friday, Highlander Publications chooses a freshman to be featured in “Freshman Friday,” giving the student population the opportunity to get to know its freshman class. Read below to learn about this week’s freshman, Jacob Bakalinsky.

What are 3 words to describe how you felt coming into high school?

Excited, nervous, curious

What’s your go to fast food restaurant?


What’s the coolest place you’ve ever visited?


What’s one thing you’re looking forward to at Homestead?

Getting to meet new people

What’s your favorite thing to do when hanging out with friends?

Playing sports like basketball and baseball

What’s your favorite class?


What’s been the hardest transition from middle school to high school?

In high school I end up at school for around 10 hours with school and sports combined, but middle school I had a designated start and end time

What’s your dream job?

Something related to investment

What sports do you play?


What’s your favorite TV show?

How I met your mother

Do you have any siblings?

Yes, an older sister and younger brother

What’s one thing you can’t live without?

My phone