Jarrod Taylor is one of eight students from St Paul's College Kempsey to take up the challenge of shaving his head for the World's Greatest Shave next month.
Jarrod is in Year 12 at St Paul's College and the choice, although a daunting decision, was an easy one.
"It's for a good cause. I want to do what I can for those who have blood cancer," he said.
Jarrod's mum, Leigh Taylor, supports her son's decision to cut his long hair.
"How could I say no? He has such lovely hair but this is for a good cause," she said.
"The idea is to raise as much funds and awareness as possible."
Jarrod hasn't had a haircut in four years, since he made the decision to let it grow long.
"I think my last haircut was in 2015, I've just let it go since then," he said.
"Getting it shaved does make me feel a bit nervous, but it's going towards a good cause so it's worth it."
Every day 35 Australians are diagnosed with a blood cancer. That's one every 41 minutes. Right now, more than 60,000 Australians are living with blood cancer or related disorders.
The team from St Paul's College will be shaving their heads on June 6 at the school. If you would like to sponsor their team, visit their fundraising page.
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