Character Profile Worksheet
Name: Jake Morris
Socioeconomic Level as a child: Military
Socioeconomic Level as an adult: Military
Hometown: Kodiak, AK
Current Residence: Alaskan Aerospace Military Vessel Kodiak
Birth order: Only child
Siblings (describe relationship): N/A
Spouse (describe relationship): None
Children (describe relationship): None
Grandparents (describe relationship): Jake has not seen his maternal grandparents since his mother’s death when he was 3. His paternal grandparents are deceased.
Grandchildren (describe relationship): None
Significant Others (describe relationship): Single. However, he is desperately in love with Alia Henson, though he would never admit it.
Relationship skills: He finds it difficult to show his true character to others and takes his time warming up to people. When you reach his inner circle, he is a loyal and true friend.
Weight: 175 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Black
Glasses or contact lenses? Neither.
Skin color: Tan
Shape of Face: Long
Distinguishing features: Long nose
How does he/she dress? Usually in military uniform, when off duty he is usually in a t-shirt and his military pants.
Mannerisms: Quiet. Keeps to himself mostly. Will lash out if pushed too much.
Habits: (smoking, drinking etc.) Smoker and Drinker.
Favorite Sayings: N/A
Speech patterns: N/A
Style (Elegant, shabby etc.): Kept.
Greatest flaw: He is very sensitive.
Best quality: Honor and Loyalty.
Intellectual/Mental/Personality Attributes and Attitudes
Educational Background: Common School
Intelligence Level: Average
Any Mental Illnesses? No.
Learning Experiences: His father forced him to stay in Common School until the age of 17 when his assignment would be given.
Character’s short-term goals in life: Creation of a solid team.
Character’s long-term goals in life: Liberation from The Protectorate and Guardian Rule
How does Character see himself/herself? The antithesis of a model soldier
How does Character believe he/she is perceived by others? He wants everyone to see him as a model soldier.
How self-confident is the character? While being a natural leader, he doesn’t think of himself as such and finds it almost comical when others look to him for leadership.
Does the character seem ruled by emotion or logic or some combination thereof? A combination. Mostly logic, but his emotions tend to get in the way.
What would most embarrass this character? Being looked at as crazy.
Strengths/Weaknesses: Strength: Natural leader. Weakness: believing his is not.
Introvert or Extrovert? Introvert
How does the character deal with anger? Bottle it up until it explodes.
With sadness? Same
With conflict? Same
With change? Same
With loss? Same
What does the character want out of life? He wants to follow in his father’s footsteps and bring liberation to the commons.
What would the character like to change in his/her life? He misses his father.
What motivates this character? His father
What frightens this character? Opening up to people.
What makes this character happy? Progress
Is the character judgmental of others? He doesn’t have time for others or relationships. These things detract from the military.
Is the character generous or stingy? Generous with his inner circle, stingy with strangers.
Is the character generally polite or rude? He is generally polite, but his sarcasm can be taken as rude.
Does the character believe in God? Unsure
What are the character’s spiritual beliefs? He has few. He looks at spirituality as a weakness to keep the people in the line
Is religion or spirituality a part of this character’s life? No.
If so, what role does it play?
How the Character is Involved in the Story
Character’s role in the novel (main character? hero? heroine? Romantic interest? etc.): Main character, hero.
Scene where character first appears: The beginning of the novel
Relationships with other characters: He is well loved and respected throughout the ship.
How character is different at the end of the novel from when the novel began: The arch is still in progress through Part One. At the beginning he is afraid to lead and finds himself feeling like a failure. By the end he will be a confident leader and prominent founder in a new government.
Additional Notes on This Character:
Before enlisting, he was cocky and did not take well to hierarchy, we learn this though flashbacks. As the novel in present time progresses, he finds confidence in his leadership to command, but never thinks he is as good as his father.