Athlete of the Week Southeastern High School

Name: Leslie Flores

School: Southeastern High School

Grade: 12

Age: 17

Sports: Volleyball, Basketball

Claim to fame/honors: Eight Varsity Letters, 2016 OHC Volleyball Player of the Year, Volleyball Basketball Softball All County Team, Volleyball 2x 1st Team OHC, Volleyball 2x District IV Award, Volleyball Basketball MVP Award, Basketball 2nd Team OHC, Softball 1st Team OHC, Softball Coaches Award

Words you live by: "Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard."

Toughest opponent: Myself

Biggest influence: My parents

Game-day rituals: Blare my music, mentally prepare myself and eat a Snickers

What's on your bedroom walls: Inspirational quotes and pictures

When I'm bored I like to … Go out to eat with friends

Favorite movie: The Conjuring

Person who would play you in a movie: Melissa McCarthy

Favorite TV show: The Office

Favorite musical artist: Chris Brown

Favorite book: A Child Called "It"

Favorite home-cooked meal: Tamales

Favorite restaurant: Spaghetti Warehouse

Whose mind would you like to read: Mr. Jeff Miller's

Place where you'd love to travel: Bora Bora

Talent you'd like to have: Being able to sing

Favorite school subject: Chemistry

Favorite athlete: Kaz Brown

Favorite team: University of Kentucky

Something in the world I'd like to change: The way people view and treat each other

Favorite sports moment: Volleyball sophomore season win at Catholic Central

Favorite junk food: Cookie dough

Best thing about your favorite sport: The rush and excitement after getting a kill, ace or block

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