Calkins: 29-year-old is about to rocket Memphis and St. Jude into space

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 15, 2021 12:15 PM CT | Published: September 14, 2021 10:54 PM CT
Geoff Calkins
Daily Memphian

Geoff Calkins

Geoff Calkins has been chronicling Memphis and Memphis sports for more than two decades. He is host of "The Geoff Calkins Show" from 9-11 a.m. M-F on 92.9 FM. Calkins has been named the best sports columnist in the country five times by the Associated Press sports editors, but still figures his best columns are about the people who make Memphis what it is.

Hayley Arceneaux — a former St. Jude patient who now works as a physician assistant at the hospital — is poised to become the youngest person to ever orbit the Earth when Inspiration4 rockets into space Wednesday. Arceneaux says that representing St. Jude patients on the mission is “the biggest honor of my life.”



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