Nov. 17, 2009
Name: Kiara Young
Favorite Quote: Anything is possible.
Favorite TV Show: The Game
Favorite Reality Show: I Love New York
Favorite Food: any kind of soul food
Favorite Music Artist/Group: Plies
Individual Goal for 2009-10: increase my free throw percentage
Best Player I've Faced: Lyndra Littles from Virginia
Favorite Actress: Lauren London
Favorite Movie: Love and Basketball
Person I'd Most Like to Meet: Michael Jordan
Most Memorable Basketball Moment: winning the Alabama Class 3A state championship
Favorite Holiday and Why: Christmas because I actually get to go home and see my family and celebrate.
Favorite Non-Hoops Athlete: Usain Bolt
Favorite Tech Class: modern dance with Mrs. Maggio
Most Famous Person I've Met: Lloyd (singer)
Favorite Pro Team: Dallas Cowboys
Who Has Had the Most Influence on My Basketball Career: my AAU coach Fred Shelton
Favorite Book: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Best Advice You've Been Given: "Breathe, Kee, Breathe." This is what Coach Spoon says when I'm running.
Favorite Candy: Sour Patch Kids
Pre-Game Ritual: laughing at my crazy teammates
You Might Be Surprised to Know that: I am scared of cats.
Favorite Former Lady Techster: Teresa Weatherspoon
Teammates Attribute You Admire the Most: Shanavia Dowdell's rebounding ability
Career Goal (After College): to become a basketball coach
Most Prized Possession: my blanket that my grandmother gave me
Sport I'd Most Like to Try: football
My Teammates Would Describe Me As: unpredictable
Reason I Chose My Jersey Number: Since #23 was already taken, I decided to wear my sister's old high school number.
Why I Chose LA Tech: I love the quarter system.
Favorite Song To Dance To: Set It Off by Lil Boosie
Funniest Teammate: Whitney Jones