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Gareth Johnston

Gareth Johnston

Gareth Johnston, 15, from Lisburn is a fifth year pupil at Forthill College. He plays rugby for Lisburn Rugby Club and is also interested in journalism, so he spent a week at the Star on work experience.

What do you like doing on your day off?
I like to play golf, rugby and spend some time with my friends

If you were to choose your favourite meal what would it be, where and why?
My favourite meal would be Sweet and Sour Chicken with fried rice from Moneytree Chinese. It tastes great! Normally I get a Chinese every other Saturday night.

What has been your proudest moment?
Getting good results in my recent GCSE modules.

What was the most frightening moment of your life?
When I was four, I was travelling on the Stena HSS, when it was time to head back to the car, my parents couldn't find me and I had to get my name announced over the loudspeaker on the boat!

How would you describe your taste in clothes?
When lying about the house I wear casual clothes because they are comfortable. I would only wear my best clothes when going out with my friends or going for a meal with family.

What would you do if you won a million pounds?
Buy a season ticket for Liverpool FC, go on holidays, give some to my family and whatever is left would go in my bank account.

What was your most embarrassing moment?
On my way to school one day, I got into the car and ripped the whole backside out of my trousers in front of everyone.

What music do you like?
Anything, I'm easy.

What sports person do you most admire?
Not just because I support Liverpool but it has to be Steven Gerrard because he is a leader on and off the field. You never see him in headlines for the wrong reasons.

Describe your best ever holiday. What would your dream holiday be?
My best every holiday was when I went to Jersey with my family. We stayed in a hotel close to the seaside and the weather was great. My dream holiday would be to America because I would like to visit some famous places.

What is your greatest remaining ambition?
To get a good job that I enjoy and spend my summer holidays travelling the world.

If you could spend a day with a celebrity whom would you choose?
I would have to choose Kenny Dalglish simply because he is an absolute legend.

If you were stranded on a desert island what three things would you want with you?
My phone, food and water.

Favourite things

  • Car: Ferrari
  • Film: American Pie Films
  • Comedian: Michael McIntyre
  • CD: I normally use iTunes
  • Book: Anything Adventurous
  • Actor: Adam Sandler
  • Actress: None
  • Drink: Coca cola

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