July 12th, 2019

20 Questions with Kennedy Vinson

Samantha Stallings

Staff Writer


20 Questions with Kennedy Vinson
Photo provided by Kennedy Vinson

On a weekly basis, Louisville Catholic Sports post the Campbellsville University- Louisville “20 Questions” feature that highlights a high school student-athlete in the local Catholic high school community. If there is a specific athlete that you’d like to know more about, email future suggestions to sstallings92@yahoo.com

 

 

Name: Kennedy Vinson

Current School: Sacred Heart Academy

Current Sports Playing: Field Hockey with Sacred Heart Academy & Stealth Field Hockey Club, tennis & swim at Hunting Creek Country Club

Grade school: Holy Trinity High School 

GPA: 4.0

 

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? Winning the 2018 KHSAA championship with the best teammates and coaches I could ask for & verbally committing to play Field Hockey at Miami University.

 

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? A banana and a dark chocolate chunk Kind bar

 

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? Beautiful Crazy by Luke Combs

 

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? I look up to Crystal Dunn on the USWNT-soccer because I love her tenacity and she never gives up on the play.

 

5. What is your favorite movie quote?“Just keep swimming” - Dory in “Finding Nemo”

 

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? I would say that my faith has allowed me to be more calm and focused while on the field. Before every game my team and I pray the Hail Mary and ask that God keeps us all safe.

 

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Russell in the movie UP because he’s so cute and is always happy.

 

8. All-time favorite board game? Yahtzee

 

9. Droid, iPhone, or Blackberry? Favorite app? iPhone. My favorite app is definitely Spotify. Listening to music is part of my daily life.

 

10. What is your favorite local restaurant?  I love going to LeMoo because they have the best burger I have ever eaten (it’s called the “Definitely for crazy people”)!

 

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? Million Dollar Listing: Los Angeles. The houses are so unique.

 

12. What is your greatest fear? Heights are my biggest fear; I can barely stand on a step stool without shaking.

 

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? My best quality is my calmness and loyalty to others. I’m also a good listener.

 

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Cookies and Cream ice cream

 

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? I like 10:30am because it’s when I’m most awake.

 

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? Ken because it’s short for Kennedy

 

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? St. Francis Kids Cafe because the kids are amazing and I love helping them with their homework.

 

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? I can twist and fold my tongue.

 

19. If time machines were real, and you could choose just one to travel forward or backward which would you select and why? I would want to go back to the 1920s before the Depression because it seemed like a fun time to be alive.

 

20. If you could pick one person, dead or alive, and ask them just one question that they had to answer honestly, who would you pick and what would you ask? I would ask Coco Gauff how she stayed so calm during her match against her idol, Venus Williams.


 

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