Bucket List

Earn

  • Commission as an officer in the Army
  • Concealed weapons permit
  • Hunting license
  • Ham radio license
  • Two Masters degree (MBA & M.S. Mechatronics)
  • Doctorate degree
  • Nobel Prize
  • Entrance to Tau Beta Pi engineering honors society
Visit
  • Vancouver, Canada
  • Toronto, Canada
  • Prague, Czech Republic
  • Dresden, Germany
  • Shanghai, China
  • Tokyo, Japan
  • A remote Japanese village
  • Cairo, Egypt
  • St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Athens, Greece
  • Sydney, Australia
  • Seattle, Washington, USA
  • New Zealand
  • Warner Bros. Batman Museum
  • The Seven Wonders of the World
  • The moon
  • Leavenworth, Washington, USA
  • Spokane, Washington, USA
  • San Diego, California, USA
  • Couer d’Alene, Idaho, USA
  • Portland, Oregon, USA
Learn
  • To skateboard
  • To longboard
  • To surf
  • To swim well
  • A computer coding language
  • To write grants
  • To solve a Rubik’s cube
  • To ski
  • Jiu jitsu
  • Kickboxing
  • Gynmastics
  • To play backgammon
  • To play mancala
  • To be a faster reader
  • Piano
  • Bass guitar
  • Drums
  • HTML
  • To enjoy playing basketball
  • To be comfortable with dancing
  • To tie a bowtie
  • To sing in bass clef
  • Russian
  • Greek
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Chinese
  • To fly a helicopter
  • To ride a motorcycle
  • To do a wheelie on a bicycle
  • To draw from memory
Memorize
  • Articles of Faith
  • Scripture Masteries
Complete
  • Found a charity
  • Be in the Amazing Race
  • Commission from Tim Sale
  • Shoot an elk
  • Shoot a deer
  • Have something go viral on the internet
  • Own a pistol
  • Own a rifle
  • Be in a band
  • Translate a book
  • Build my own computer
  • Build my own gun
  • Open a Swiss bank account
  • See a NASA launch into space live at Cape Canaveral
  • Own a Jeep
  • Own an Audi
  • Own a Tesla
  • Own a motorcycle
  • Serve a couple’s mission with Shalene
  • Live in a big city
  • Found a non-profit to raise awareness for a good cause
  • Catch a last-minute flight to a random destination
  • Catch a last-minute train ride to a random destination
  • Own my own business
  • Run a marathon
  • Go to a Rammstein concert
  • Produce a song
  • Build my own house
  • Take a picture with Stan Lee
  • Get a kiss from Katy Perry
  • Meet Robert Downey, Jr.
  • Try on the armor from the Iron Man movies
  • Meet Elon Musk
  • Teach a college course
  • Have kids, and raise a family
  • Climb Mt. Everest
  • Make an app
  • Get married in an LDS temple
  • Six-pack abs
  • Give a TED Talk
  • Have long hair
  • Have blue hair
  • Find my passion (physical activity/sport)
  • Explore the deep ocean with a robot
  • Write an app and publish to the App Store, etc.
  • Consider myself flexible
Business Goals
  • Own a line of vending machines
  • Open a club
  • Open a restaurant
  • Open a snack shack
  • Work for Heckler & Koch
  • Work for one of Elon Musk’s companies
  • Have a building with my name on it
  • Become the highest-earning Idaho State University Graduate
  • Become an investor
  • Become a billionaire
  • Become professionally involved in public transportation
  • Become professionally involved in defense engineering
  • Become professionally involved in renewable energy
Invent/Innovate
  • Coil gun
  • More patents than Edison
  • Make public transportation happen
  • Explore renewable energy
  • Explore recycling
  • Explore electromagnetics
Write
  • Research paper because I’m interested
  • Autobiography
  • Biography on my dad
  • A song
  • A fiction novel
  • Write and illustrate my own comic book
Study
  • Life of Thomas Edison
  • Life of Nikola Tesla
  • Life of Michael Faraday
  • Life of Elon Musk
  • Life of Steve Jobs
  • Physics
  • Economics
  • Math
Read
  • US Constitution
  • Book of Mormon in German
  • Every General Conference Talk
  • Jesus the Christ
  • Encyclopaedia Brittanica
Conquer
  • Being ticklish
  • Fear of dark
  • Stress
  • Dance anxiety
  • Fear of math