TAMPA - Are you ready for for this week's 10 Questions?
It's a fun online article we publish every week featuring one of your top newsmakers. This is a way you can get to know them better.
This week, we put Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd in the hot seat!
As many of you know, he is a colorful figure who never hesitates to tell us how he feels! Enjoy!
10 Questions for Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd
1.) What is your all time favorite movie or song?
Wizard of Oz is my favorite movie. I watched it with my children on its 50th Anniversary with several of the original munchkins to include the coroner.
2.) Do you have a Smartphone? If so, what's your favorite app?
Smartphone? What’s a smartphone?! The phone I have is smarter than me.
3.) Who do you count as your mentor(s)?
All of my honest critics.
4.) What was your very first job?
5.) If you could change one thing about yourself what would it be?
Sleep less, so I can work more.
6.) What do you consider your greatest success?
Marrying my first wife Marisa - my soul mate and best friend. Oh and by the way, she is still my wife!
7.) Tell us something about you most people don't know?
I’m not very patient.
8.) If you could have dinner with any three people, living or dead, who would they be?
My deceased Mother, Ronald Reagan, and Socrates.
9.) What is in your fridge right now?
Cheese and milk - lots of cheese.
10. If you could have a different career, other then what you're doing now, what would it be?
A scientist - the one who cures cancer.
We also ask for a high school picture as a bonus to our questions, however, Judd couldn't get one to us. Why not? This was the Sheriff's response:
"My high school picture is packed away in a box somewhere, so I can't provide you with that!"
We hope you have enjoyed this week's profile.
We want you to be a part of the buzz! If there is someone you want to hear from, please contact me and I will reach out to the local celebrity. You can e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org. or find me on Facebook and click the "Like" button.
I look forward to sharing this fun segment with the residents of Tampa Bay!
Copyright 2010 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
Last week, the I-Team was there when 99-year-old Willi Berchau was released from Florida's guardianship program after a three year court battle.