Claim to fame/honors: CBC Runner of the Year/1st place Conference Meet (2017), Member of NHS, Recipient of Victor Bobo Citizenship Award, Shawnee Cross Country Top 10 Fastest 5k
Words you live by: "Never give up." and Hebrews 12:1-3, "And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, ²fixing our eyes on Jesus…³Consider him who endured such opposition…so that you will not grow weary and lose heart."
Toughest opponent: Runners of Jonathan Alder
Biggest influence: Coach Brian DeSantis
Game-day rituals: Eat a solid breakfast (not protein filled), listen to calm music and have fun with my teammates; afterwards I save my race bib
What's on your bedroom walls: A painting and cork board with a calendar and other important stuff, also a picture of a runner running up a mountain with the caption of "Perseverance"
When I'm bored I like to … Play piano, eat and watch Netflix
Favorite movie: Jurassic Park
Person who would play you in a movie: Daniel Dae Kim
Favorite TV show: Hawaii Five-0 (new version)
Favorite book: The Hobbit
Favorite home-cooked meal: Chicken and noodles
Favorite restaurant: Rudy's Smokehouse
Whose mind would you like to read: My mom's so I know exactly what she wants me to do when she tells me to do something
Place where you'd love to travel: Spain
Talent you'd like to have: I'd like to be great at dancing.
Favorite school subject: Social Studies/History
Favorite athlete: Ed Hochuli (former college athlete)
Favorite team: Ohio State Buckeyes
Something in the world I'd like to change: I would like to change government corruption.
Favorite sports moment: Participating in the State Meet
Favorite junk food: Kettle corn
Best thing about your favorite sport: Camaraderie and team