Athlete of the Week: Jasmine Hughes, Chaminade Julienne High School

Jasmine Hughes
Jasmine Hughes

Name: Jasmine R. Hughes

School: Chaminade Julienne

Grade: Senior

Age: 17

Sport: Soccer

Claim to fame/honors: Centerville resident is four-year varsity player and a team captain

Bet you didn’t know that … I collect playing cards from all my travel destinations.

Words you live by: “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” — Mahatma Gandhi

Toughest opponent: Alter

Biggest influence: My brother

Game-day rituals: Listening to music

What’s on your bedroom walls: Pictures and artwork

When I’m bored I like to … hang out with my dog

Favorite movies: X-Men movies

Person who would play you in a movie: Vanessa Hudgens

Favorite TV show: The Arrow

Favorite musical artist: Bruno Mars

I can’t live without: Organization

I can live without: Stress

Event you’d like to attend: A music concert

Favorite books: Percy Jackson & the Olympians series

Favorite home-cooked meal: Mom’s Indian meat curry

Favorite restaurant: J. Alexander’s

Favorite smell: Cucumber melon

Favorite cereal: Froot Loops

Store where you’d like a shopping spree: Dick’s Sporting Goods

Vegetable you won’t eat: Peas

I’d love to trade places for a day with … a famous movie star

Whose mind would you like to read? My dog

Place where you’d love to travel? India and Ghana

Talent you’d like to have? Play a musical instrument

Favorite school subject: Mathematics

Favorite athlete: Carli Lloyd

Favorite team: Ohio State Buckeyes

Favorite Olympic sport: Soccer

Something in the world I’d like to change: Poverty

Favorite sports moment: Scoring a penalty kick against Eaton during the tournament my sophomore year

Favorite junk food: Cheddar cheese popcorn

Best thing about soccer: The team is like my second family

In 10 years, I hope to be … happy and have a job that I love

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