Question and Answer: When did you start building with K'NEX?
I started building with K'NEX when I was four years old.
How did you come up with the idea for your winning model?
I like bridges and wanted to build a popular bridge for my model. So, I looked up bridges on the internet and I really liked the Golden Gate Bridge.
What has been your most challenging K'NEX creation?
My most challenging creation was my Golden K'NEX Bridge because it had so many pieces. It was also complicated to build because the towers kept falling. Once I got it all put together, the road and chains balanced the towers. It was also complicated because I wanted to make the top of my road solid.
Do you have a favorite past K'NEXpert, if so who?
My favorite K'NEXpert was Tripp from 2005 because I really like Hummers.
How many siblings do you have? What are their age(s) and gender?
I have three sisters. They are 7, 5, and 2.
Do they build with K'NEX too? Do you build models together?
Yes, they all build with K'NEX. No, we usually build our own models and play with them together.
What are your favorite hobbies (besides building with K'NEX)?
I really like to trap animals. One time I made a live trap out of K'NEX and trapped my baby sister in it.
What is your favorite subject in school?
My favorite subject in school is history.
What do you want to be when you grow up?
I want to be an engineer.
What has been the coolest part about being a 2011 K'NEXpert?
I am really excited about getting all the K'NEX prizes.
What advice do you have for other kids who want to be K'NEXperts?
I would tell other kids to make up their own model that is unique and has lots of pieces.