Name: Ian Opel 

Pronouns: He/Him/His 

District: Michigan 

Hometown: Haslett, Michigan 

Key Club name: Haslett High School Key Club 

Year in school: Senior/12th grade 

Clubs or activities outside of Key Club: Drum major of the marching band, tennis team captain, VEX Robotics, soccer 

Why did you join Key Club? 

I joined Key Club my freshman year because the captain of our tennis team was our club’s president. He was everything you could imagine a leader to be. So, it almost felt natural to join. 

What are you most looking forward to this year? 

I am very much looking forward to attending my district’s conventions! 

What do you like most about Key Club International? 

I love the fellowship that service creates. Being able to make a difference with people who share the same ideals as you is amazing and truly unique to Key Club. I met some of my best friends at service events my freshman year, and we’ve been friends ever since! 

What is your career ambition? I would love to become an intellectual property or copyright lawyer!  

Favorite movie or TV show: My favorite movie of all time is “Good Will Hunting.” 

Favorite book: “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” 

Favorite animal: African penguin 

Somewhere you would like to visit in the future: Australia! I love scuba diving, so one of my big dreams is to see the Great Barrier Reef! 

What is the best advice ever given to you? “Stay gold, Ponyboy.”