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Lieutenant JG Jordan Blackford

Name Jordan Blackford

Position Engineer

Rank Lieutenant JG


Character Information

Gender Male
Species Human
Age 25
Date of Birth August 19, 2143
Place of Birth Augusta, Maine, United States, North America

Physical Appearance

Height 6'0
Weight 175 pounds
Hair Color Red
Eye Color Green
Physical Description Jordan is a tall, somewhat slender individual.
His red hair stands out in a crowd, and his green eyes are striking.

Family

Father Stephen Blackford
Mother Paula Blackford

Other Relationships

Significant Other(s)/Romance None
Friends Many, on Earth. None on the Horizon, yet.
Enemies/Rivals None that he knows of.
Other Notable Relationships Jean Porter, classmate, Starfleet Academy.

Personality & Traits

General Overview Jordan is usually an easy going individual who enjoys his life and career.
Strengths, Weaknesses, and Quirks Strengths: Dedicated to his duties. Intelliegent, which comes in handy in engineering.

Weaknesses: Probably a fear of failure, of letting his shipmates down.

Quirks: Talks to the ship, sometimes even pats it.
Ambitions To be the best engineer in Starfleet.
Hobbies, Interests, Likes, and Dislikes Hobbies: Enjoys reading, likes all genre's of books and authors. Favorite Genre is science fiction and technical journals. Likes to make model ships out of spare parts.
Likes: Likes being around people who aren't phoneys.
Dislikes: Phoneys, and not having enough work to do.

Languages Known Federation Standard
Medical profile Subject is in very good condition. No major surgeries.
Psychological Profile Well adjusted. Not prone to panic. Level headed.
Defining Quotes and/or Character Beliefs “Engineers like to solve problems. If there are no problems handily available, they will create their own problems.”
― Scott Adams

Personal History Born the only son of Stephan and Paula Blackford. Both his parents were teachers in the Augusta School System.

From an early age, Jordan showed an appitute for taking things apart and putting them back together.
As he grew older, he turned his attention to engineering, reading book after book on the subject.
At 14, he scratchbuilt an airplane, he even built the engine. It took off alright, but one of the wheel struts fell off and he was forced to land the plane in a wheat field.
The plane was destroyed, but he walked away without a scratch.

His education was about the only thing that was normal in his life. His grades were good and he showed his gift for anything mechnical.

When he turned 17, he applied to Starfleet Academy, hoping to get an early admission. He past the test, but there was no room in the early admittance program, so he had to wait one year.

He entered the Academy when he turned 18, majoring in engineering studies.
Education Record In the Academy, his studies included Starship Engineering; Warp Engineering, and Basic Warp Design.
For his minor studies, he selected navigation, studyling Basic Navigation.
He went through the survival training, going though the desert and artic survival courses.
As part of his training, he worked in the engine room of the Academy's training starship, getting real on-hands training.
Service Record 2161 - Entered the Academy at 18.
2161/2164 - Academy.
2164 - Graduated from the Academy.
2164 - Assigned to the USS Venture, rank ensign, engineering officer.
2165 - Received commendation for excellence in his duties.
2168 - Transferred to the USS Horizon, as junior engineering officer.