Eleven-year-old Jared of Dunwoody, Georgia is an aspiring biochemical engineer who wants to finish college at Harvard or MIT. He admires President George W. Bush and would like to promote harmonious living among communities through education and communications. He also believes that global warming is a major problem that the world is facing and that promoting hybrid and alternative energy sources is one of the solutions to the problem. Jared's favorite stars are Arnold Schwartzenegger, Mike Meyers and Eddie Murphy and his favorite sports teams are Atlanta Braves and Atlanta Thrashers.
Jared appears on CBS' Kid Nation, where 40 children are sent to Bonanza City, New Mexico, to try to establish their own town. The twist is that they'll be doing all the work without adult supervision. Everything from governance to labor and economy will be supervised by the kids, and at the end of forty days, they will prove how well they can live independently.
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