Dylan Bardin

"I love farming, but I always wanted to serve my country. So my brother and I just went into the USMC, but I know we'll farm again."

AGE: 22

HOMETOWN: Sterlington, LA

FARM TYPE / CROPS: Sweet potatoes, rice


Serving USMC since August 2011


  • Music: Rock, Def Tones, Underoath, Marilyn Manson, Nine Inch Nails.
  • Food: Italian food, lasagna, pizza and spaghetti.
  • Drinks: Gatorade, Mountain Dew, Dos Equis beer.
  • Blue Jeans: Express Jeans, Marc Ecko.
  • Thing to do AFTER work (currently with the USMC): Work out, eat, talk to family back home in Louisiana if it's not too late.
  • Movie Stars: Joe Pesci, Kevin Bacon — loved him in “Dead Sentence” and “Mystic River.”
  • Mantra: I’ve heard it all my life by my Mom: Don’t give up...when it gets hard, no one is giving up either, and if I did, I’d be the weakest one. Never quit, never give up.

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