By: Ijeoma Ikpe
Q: Why did you choose to swim?
A: My mom signed me up for a club swim team when I was six, and I just kept with it over the years because I enjoyed it. I am also incapable of doing any other sport.
Q: What is your favorite aspect of swimming?
A: My favorite aspect of swimming is the meets. I love cheering on my teammates, and competing against other teams.
Q: Do you plan to swim in college? Where?
A: I do plan to swim in college except I do not know where I’m going yet.
Q: Do you have any pre-race rituals?
A: I listen to music, and I also picture my races in my head so I know what times I want to achieve before I get in the water.
Q: What’s your advice for other athletes?
A: I would advise other athletes to never give up on their goal or goals, because in the end hard work will always prevail.