18. Spencer Reid
Dr. Spencer Reid is the youngest member of the FBIs Behavioral Analysis Unit where he specializes in statistics and geographic profiling. He is a genius with an IQ of 187. Dr Reid is able to read 20,000 words per minute and then recall information with startling accuracy. At the age of 12 Reid graduated from high school in Las Vegas. He holds three BA degrees as well as two PhDs.
Because he is so young his colleagues always introduce him as Dr. Reid thinking his opinions will be taken seriously. Reid suffers from Asperser’s syndrome and can be awkward socially and will at times miss some social cues. At times he will become fixated on something and his team mates will need to distract him or tell him to be quiet.
Reid takes the Metro to commute to work and rarely ever drives. You will usually find him as a back seat passenger. At one time he was kidnapped by a serial killer. He was drugged and tortured. This lead to an addition to Dilaudin a narcotic painkiller. Later Reid was able to get clean and he attended support meetings for addicts in law enforcement.