Meet The Author

Xanthos successfully served a two-year mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Utah Salt Lake City Mission.  He returned September 2017.  He is excited to do author reads at local schools! please contact him if you are interested! 10% of procedes return to the library or school, plus a free copy of the book!

Xanthos was featured in the Reporter Newspaper.  Check it out!

Xanthos Likes graduated from Marist School in Atlanta, Georgia in 2015. 


He has reached the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America.  


Xan was an active member of the Marist Robotics Club and represented his school at Nationals and World Competitions this year. 

At Nationals 2015, his team place 2nd, in the ENTIRE Nation.  Not bad!   






Xan played the tuba in the Marist Marching Band for 6 years, starting in 7th Grade.  He holds a coveted 6-Year Letter.  







Xanthos is a thespian.  He always manages to get the important parts in plays, like the chair lifter and the step stool.  
That's him as the step stool in Urinetown.  

Xan is an avid writer.  He, along with is mom and sisters, are writing numerous stories together.  
  • Runners
  • Before the Beginning or the End
Most of all, Xan is an amazing big brother.