23 with ’23: Kaylie Murrell


Kaylie Murrell

Kaylie Murrell poses for her senior photo.

Kaylie Murrell is a senior at Jonathan Alder High school and is a member of the Video Production team. We interviewed Murrell as part of our 23 with ‘23 series to spotlight 23 different members of the class of 2023.

Q: What’s one thing people don’t know about you?

A: I’m actually pretty chill. 

Q: What’s your wakeup ritual?

A: Probably wake up, shower if I’m in the mood for it, take my ADHD medication and then come to school. 

Q: What’s your go to bed ritual? 

A: I leave school, go home and take a nap, and maybe do homework if I’m up for it, eat dinner then go to sleep. 

Q: What’s your favorite time of day and why?

A: Probably sunset and sunrise because they’re pretty. 

Q: If you could switch lives with someone for a day, who would it be?

A: Tage Thompson. 

Q: Dream country to visit?

A: Dubai, because it’s pretty there.

Q: What’s the biggest surprise you’ve had?

A: Making it to senior year. 

Q: If your life was a TV show, what song would be in the intro?

A: I don’t know, probably the “Friends” tv show theme song [by the Rembrandts].

Q: What are three things you can’t live without?

A: Peaches, humor, and celebrities. 

Q: What 3 people living or dead would you like to make dinner for?

A: Evan [Lucician], Hailey [Nord], and Addie [Wilkin]. 

Q: Window or aisle seat?

A: Window!

Q: Secret talent?

A: I can sound like a duck. 

Q: Most adventurous thing you’ve done in your life?

A: Go to crater lake. 

Q: How would you define yourself in three words?

A: Impulsive, fun, and determined. 

Q: What’s inspiring you in life right now and why?

A: Dream vacations because I like taking vacations. 

Q: Best piece of advice you’ve received?

A: Stop watering their flowers.

Q: What would you like to be remembered for?

A: Being the person everybody knows and will never forget. I want to be irreplaceable. 

Q: Best thing to happen to you today?

A: Waking up I guess. 

Q: Worst thing to happen to you today?

A: Addie [Wilkin] wasting her jello. 

Q: If you made a documentary, what would it be about and why?

A: My struggles, because I’m sure some people could relate.

Q: Last piece of content you consumed that made you cry?

A: I cried from Chicago PD when one of my favorite people left. 

Q: Song you can listen to on repeat?

A: Anything by One Direction, Taylor Swift, or Morgan Wallen. 

Q: On a scale of 1-10, how excited are you about life right now?

A: Around like a hard seven.