Sizzlin’ Singles Rockin’ It!

Jackie Cameron, 34,

Executive Director of No Kill Kern and Professional Dog Trainer

Jackie Cameron
Jackie Cameron

Favorite local cause: No Kill Kern. of course!
Favorite local event: Relay For Life.
Turn on: smile, brain, or build? I prefer an intelligent person.
Worst habit: I’m a workaholic. I do what I love so for me to work 10+ hours a day is no big deal but it really doesn’t leave a lot of down time for much else.
Best trait: I’m a workaholic. I don’t take no for an answer and am constantly challenging myself to be better at what I do.
Pet peeve: When people lick food off their fingers.
Three things you look for in a relationship: Mutual patience, honesty, the ability to challenge each other.
What are you most grateful for? Every day that I wake up with the ability to do what I love.
Do you prefer email, text, or real conversation? Text!
If you had to pick one ’80s movie to summarize your overall view on love, what would it be? Top Gun.
Which of the Seven Dwarfs do you relate to the most? Doc.
Dancing or karaoke? Karaoke.
True or false: making pets wear ridiculous clothing embarrasses them? I don’t know if it embarrasses them but it definitely isn’t necessary. Unless it’s Halloween…it is absolutely necessary on Halloween.
Name the best celebrity impression you can do: I honestly can’t think of one.
Is it ping-pong or table tennis? Ping-pong.
Dinner party or backyard barbecue? BBQ on a Sunday with my friends. Not many things compare.
What has been the best dance craze to ever hit pop culture and when was the last time you did it? No.
You have the chance to create your own robot. What are its special capabilities? My robot would allow you to view other dimensions of space and time. You could communicate with the other world but only by way of emoticon.
What is the most romantic spot in Bakersfield? Anywhere I can catch fish.
Tell us your best/worst knock-knock joke: Knock, knock! Who’s there? Boo. Boo who? Don’t cry; it’s only a knock-knock joke.
Name one item that’s on your Bucket List: I don’t have a bucket list. My life is now, I’m not worried about what I will get to see or do before my death.
Tell us your most impressive bit of Bakersfield trivia: Lake Ming once hosted dances for local teens. You’re welcome.


Jacob Osborne, 23,

Nursing Student

Jacob Osborne
Jacob Osborne

Favorite local cause: Ricky’s Retreat.
Favorite local event: Village Fest.
Turn on: smile, brain, or build? Smile, for sure.
Worst habit: Over thinking and oversleeping.
Best trait: The ability to turn any situation into a joke.
Pet peeve: Being rude to restaurant staff.
Three things you look for in a relationship: Someone fun with good conversation; someone female.
Kids; pets; kids and pets; or “Hell NO”? 6 kids and 8 dogs.
What are you most grateful for? Everyone that puts up with me.
Do you prefer email, text, or real conversation? Smoke signals.
If you had to pick one ’80s movie to summarize your overall view on love, what would it be? Better Off Dead.
Which of the Seven Dwarfs do you relate to the most? Dopey.
Dancing or karaoke? Both, to dubstep.
True or false: making pets wear ridiculous clothing embarrasses them? False. Makes them fabulous.
Is it ping-pong or table tennis? What?
Dinner party or backyard barbecue? Family backyard barbecue: that intervention has pie.
What has been the best dance craze to ever hit pop culture and when was the last time you did it? Gangnam Style. It’s my cardio routine.
You have the chance to create your own robot. What are its special capabilities? Writing socially acceptable answers to this questionnaire.
What is the most romantic spot in Bakersfield? Oildale…danger is quite romantic, wouldn’t you say?
Name one item that’s on your Bucket List: Writing a Bucket List.


Jason Cater, 28,

Executive Director Bike Bakersfield

Jason Cater
Jason Cater

Favorite local cause: Lift Homework Club. The program helps dozens of underprivileged students by providing tutoring services and fun activities two nights a week. It’s completely run by volunteers.
Favorite local event: Bakersfield Amazing Race and the Basque Picnic.
Turn on: smile, brain, or build? Smile and brain. A genuine smile is a reflection of a great character while intelligence is incredibly attractive.
Worst habit: Letting my dirty laundry pile up.
Best trait: Caring and genuine. I love to get involved in things that help others and my personality doesn’t allow me to fake things.
Pet peeve: Negativity and complacency.
Three things you look for in a relationship: Trust, respect, and companionship.
Kids; pets; kids and pets; or “Hell NO”? Kids and pets. Both are great but need to come at the right time in life.
What are you most grateful for? My family. Everyone in my family has impacted me in a positive way. I wouldn’t be the person I am today without them.
Do you prefer email, text, or real conversation? Real conversation. Face to face interaction is how you make things happen in life. Get off the phone and go talk to people.
If you had to pick one ’80s movie to summarize your overall view on love, what would it be? The Breakfast Club, because people sometimes find love in the most unexpected places and people.
Which of the Seven Dwarfs do you relate to the most? Would say I’m a hybrid between Happy and Doc. It’s always important to be happy and maintain a positive outlook on life and lead.
Dancing or karaoke? Dancing while singing karaoke.
True or false: making pets wear ridiculous clothing embarrasses them? I don’t know if it embarrasses them but it sure embarrasses me to the point that I would never clothe them.
Name the best celebrity impression you can do? The universal Arnold Schwarzenegger impression.
Is it ping-pong or table tennis? Ping-pong.
Dinner party or backyard barbecue? Backyard barbecue. Being outside wins every time, even in Bakersfield.
What has been the best dance craze to ever hit pop culture and when was the last time you did it? Gangnam Style. And I think I’ve done it at almost every wedding I’ve been to in the past few years.
You have the chance to create your own robot. What are its special capabilities? A robot that can prevent accidents from happening, travel into the future, and read women’s minds.
What is the most romantic spot in Bakersfield? I like places in the city that are good for night hikes. The cross above Arvin, the Panorama Bluffs, and any lookout point with a good hike to get there.
Name one item that’s on your Bucket List: Base jumping with a wing suit.


Jason Souma, 23,

Oil Rig

Jason Souma
Jason Souma

What are you most grateful for? My father. He showed me compassion, guidance, and was always there for me.
Do you prefer email, text, or real conversation? Real conversation. Nothing speaks louder than a real smile, eye contact, and body language.
If you had to pick one ’80s movie to summarize your overall view on love, what would it be? Top Gun.
Which of the Seven Dwarfs do you relate to the most? Happy.
Dancing or karaoke? Karaoke. ’70s, ’80s, classic rock, or country.
True or false: making pets wear ridiculous clothing embarrasses them? True. Although sunglasses are acceptable.
Name the best celebrity impression you can do: Not sure.
Is it ping-pong or table tennis? Ping-pong.
Dinner party or backyard barbecue? Both!
What has been the best dance craze to ever hit pop culture and when was the last time you did it? Britney Spears. Made my own videos.
You have the chance to create your own robot. What are its special capabilities? One to drill oil rigs so I could stay home and still make money.
What is the most romantic spot in Bakersfield? Olive Garden. Nothing’s more romantic than endless breadsticks and soup.
Tell us your best/worst knock knock joke: Knock, Knock. Who’s there? Eva. Eva who? Eva you’re deaf or your doorbell doesn’t work.
Name one item that’s on your Bucket List: Wrestle with an alligator.
Tell us your most impressive bit of Bakersfield trivia: Garth Brooks proposed to Trisha Yearwood at the Crystal Palace!

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