Academy Counselor Connor Shaw

Name Connor Wayne Shaw

Position Faculty

Rank Academy Counselor

Character Information

Gender Male
Species Human Mutant
Age 34
Codename Psi-Key

Physical Appearance

Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
Weight 190 Lb. (86 kg)
Hair Color Dark brown
Eye Color Hazel
Physical Description Connor has close-cropped hair, fair skin, a smooth face with warm, kind eyes and a sweet smile. He engages in intensive, extensive physical exercise. Coworkers call him "McSexy" behind his back. He wears business casual on the job and off-duty he enjoys going barefoot wearing baggy t-shirts and comfortable jeans. He affects an air of quiet strength and confidence.


Spouse Deborah, deceased
Children Katy, deceased
Father Sebastian Shaw
Mother Siobhan Klein
Brother(s) None
Sister(s) None
Other Family Dieter, stepfather, deceased

Personality & Traits

General Overview Meyers Briggs: INFJ "The Advocate"

* Connor is pansexual, he is attracted to a person's qualities, not their gender.

* Superhumanly calm

* Patient

* Telepathy: Connor is a telepath of considerable skill. His greatest strength is empathy. He can read the emotions of others as well project emotions like fear and calm. He can read psychic impressions and experience visions of past events. He can read and project his thoughts as well as project sensory illusions. A line of sight is required for strangers but distance is no issue for those for whom he has had previous telepathic contact.
Strengths & Weaknesses + Creative
+ Insightful
+ Inspiring and Convincing
+ Decisive
+ Determined and Passionate
+ Altruistic

- Sensitive
- Extremely Private
- Perfectionist
- Always needs a cause
- Can easily burn out
Ambitions Connor is driven to bring humans and mutants together in understanding. He understands the fear of those that hate mutants and he has personal experience with the bigotry and hardships mutants endure.
Hobbies & Interests * Reading
* Meditation
* Hiking
* Rock climbing
* Camping
* Fishing
Languages French, Arabic

Personal History * Former FBI Profiler
* Former SHIELD agent
* lost his young daughter to cancer, his wife to suicide

An illegitimate son of Sebastian Shaw. Knew nothing about his true parentage until mother revealed her suspicion that Shaw was responsible for the death of her husband, Connor's stepfather, Dieter. Investigated Shaw and got drawn into a clash between the Hellfire Club and the X-men. Later recruited to SHIELD, resigning to play a more active role in aiding mutant civil rights. Wrote essays supporting mutant rights and saw doors of opportunity close as a result. Absinthe Drake recruits him as Academy Counselor.