As per our current Database, Jack Andraka is still alive (as per Wikipedia, Last update: May 10, 2020).
Currently, Jack Andraka is 24 years, 6 months and 29 days old. Jack Andraka will celebrate 25rd birthday on a Saturday 8th of January 2022. Below we countdown to Jack Andraka upcoming birthday.
|Popular As||Jack Andraka|
|Age||23 years old|
|Born||January 8, 1997 (MD)|
Jack Andraka’s zodiac sign is Capricorn. According to astrologers, Capricorn is a sign that represents time and responsibility, and its representatives are traditional and often very serious by nature. These individuals possess an inner state of independence that enables significant progress both in their personal and professional lives. They are masters of self-control and have the ability to lead the way, make solid and realistic plans, and manage many people who work for them at any time. They will learn from their mistakes and get to the top based solely on their experience and expertise.
Jack Andraka was born in the Year of the Ox. Another of the powerful Chinese Zodiac signs, the Ox is steadfast, solid, a goal-oriented leader, detail-oriented, hard-working, stubborn, serious and introverted but can feel lonely and insecure. Takes comfort in friends and family and is a reliable, protective and strong companion. Compatible with Snake or Rooster.
Inventor and cancer researcher who, at fifteen, created a sensor to detect early stage pancreatic, ovarian, and lung cancers. He has been awarded numerous public service awards, including the 2014 Jefferson Award, and has gone on to speak to young adults around the world.
He was partially inspired to create his cancer detection system after the death of a family friend. However, he didn't fully reach his epiphany until a fateful biology class lesson on antibodies.
He is passionate about white-water kayaking and was previously a member of the National Junior Wildwater Team.
His father, Steve, is a civil engineer, and his mother, Jane, an anesthetist. His older brother, Luke, won $96,000 at the 2010 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair and was later awarded the MIT THINK award.
In October 2013, he made a guest appearance on the Colbert Report, a show hosted by Stephen Colbert.