John Hadden is a rising 10th grader at the Westminster School in Simsbury, Ct. He lives in New York City and comes to East Hampton during the summer with his family. He has a younger brother and a younger sister, and his favorite movie is "The Avengers." John is also interested in writing about sports. In his free time, he enjoys hanging out with his friends and playing tennis and basketball. He is a big fan of the New York Knicks and he says that “the Knicks are looking promising this year.” He was a member of The Star's summer 2021 student academy.