February 24th, 2011

"20 Key Questions" With Kim Mingus

Chris Jung

Senior Writer

"20 Key Questions" With Kim Mingus
photo by Michael Stepp Photography

Holy Cross junior takes on the Questions

Each week, LouisvilleCatholicSports.com will be getting to know a new student-athlete from the area by asking him/her a series of 20 key questions - some in-depth, some lighthearted - that will provide insight into the thoughts and personalities of the boys and girls who are doing great things on and off the local courts, fields, tracks, and courses. Below are the "20 Key Questions," brought to you by Key Financial Mortgage LLC.

Holy Cross High School junior Kimberly Mingus is a superb athlete for the Cougars and has led the school's soccer and basketball teams to very successful seasons within the past year.

The daugther of Bruce and Karen, Mingus has already been named to the All-Tournament Teams in the PRP Winter Classic, Bullitt Central Classic, and All "A" 6th Region events this season. She walso also named to the Sentry Insurance/LouisvilleCatholicSports.com All-Catholic Soccer Team following the 2010 season and is playing for a 21st District Championship with her basketball teammates on Friday night, as the Cougars battle PRP.

In the classroom, Mingus maintains a 3.6 GPA and is currently considering Hanover and Kentucky Wesleyan as possible college destinations.

Mingus recently took the time to answer the "20 Key Questions," and her answers are below.

1. What is your favorite pump up music on game day?

Whatever song comes on my ipod.   

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game?

Gatorade and an apple.  

3. Cats or Cards?


4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level?

Angel McCoughtry 

5. What is your favorite movie quote?

"All's fair in love and basketball." - Love & Basketball  

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports?

Faith has helped me believe that all things are possible with God. That he has given me the strength & ablility to play sports.  

7. What keeps you motivated?

Always wanting to get better & help my teamates get better. 

8. All time favorite board game?


9. Droid or iPhone?


10. Favorite Facebook function?

"Like" Button  

11. What is your favorite reality TV show?

Extreme Maker Over: Home Edition 

12. What is your favorite pro team?

Boston Celtics  

13. What is your best quality/characteristic?

I'm always smiling & I love to make other people happy.  

14. What is your favorite junk/comfort food?

Cookie Cake.  

15. What is your favorite hour of the day?

Game Time 

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it?

"Killer." My coach gave it to me because i never give up

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service?

Kosair Children's Hospital 

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess?

I can sing.  

19. What is one thing you wish scientists would invent?

A cure for cancer 

20. What is your proudest athletic moment?

Playing in the All "A" Classic championship game last year.


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