Getting to Know Lady Techster Kiara Young

Kiara Young
Kiara Young

Nov. 17, 2009

Name: Kiara Young

Nickname: Kee

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



One Word That Describes Our Team This Year: determined