An 11-year-old from Averill Park, New York...

Shay Collins

What's the best thing about being a kid?
The best thing about being a kid, I would say, is having time to do stuff you really love to do. Like playing guitar.

What activities do you enjoy?
I love music and all. And I also love playing sports like soccer.

What do you like most about Jeopardy!?
Uh, it's a fast-paced game. You'd--it's not really broken up that much. You've got one or two commercial breaks, but that's really it. It's just fast.

What categories are you hoping to see?
Well, I know a lot about bands like Fall Out Boy, just because I'm a huge fan of alternative rock, so if there was a category up there about Fall Out Boy or Green Day, I'd be winning a ton of money.

If you could play Jeopardy! against any two people, who would you pick?
I would probably pick to play, um, to play against two people who weren't very smart.

What will you do with your winnings?
I wanna buy a lot of musical equipment, like my guitar, and stuff. I need a PA system for my microphone. So I'd probably buy stuff like that.

"His passion for music helps this future rock star to play several instruments..."

2007 Kids Week player (2007-10-12).

First Name: Shay
Name of School: Algonquin Middle School
What do you like most about school?: The Social Activity
What's your favorite movie or TV show?: "Bullet in a Bible" concert DVD by Green Day
What's your favorite activity?: Playing Music
Who do you admire most?: Joe Trohman of Fall Out Boy
What do you think you'll be when you grow up?: A guitarist
Draw a picture of yourself winning big on Jeopardy!

Shay appeared in the following archived game:
#5310, aired 2007-10-12 Michelle Cinguina vs. Shay Collins vs. Elijah Granet 2007 Kids Week game 5.

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