He feels pressure from his family to settle down and start his own family, due to okapis being an endangered species. The one thing he fears is telling his family that he’s gay.
He doesn’t have much experience with carnivores, and he is torn by curiosity and fear when it comes to dealing with them. The only exception is leopards, he’s heard nothing but the worst about them, and would prefer to never meet one in his life.
He is cocky and arrogant, due to his intelligence. He’s the kind of kid who thinks it’s a good idea to “debate” with his teacher during class. However, he’s no class clown, and hates that kind of stuff. As it can be guessed, he’s not a teacher’s pet, and is quite the rebellious rule breaker. Despite his haughty and serious nature, inside is an easily flustered and loving man. He’s no social butterfly, and prefers to be left to his own devices.
His father is an engineer, and his mother is a linguist. He has an older brother who is in college to become a lawyer, and is considered the perfect sibling of the family. He grew up with a normal life in another country until his family moved to the area when he was 15, due to his father getting a luxurious job opportunity there. It’s knocked some of the confidence out of him due to his unfamiliarity with his environment, but he’s starting to bounce back.
He transferred to Cherryton High for his second year, his parents seeing the great opportunities the school could provide.