December 6th, 2012

"20 Questions" with Jillian Epperson

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Conor Revell

Managing Editor

"20 Questions" with Jillian Epperson
Jillian Epperson/photo from Missy Pulliam

Senior from Holy Cross tackles the questions

Each week, will be getting to know a new student-athlete from the area by asking him/her a series of 20 questions 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. To see past editions of "20 Questions," please click here.

Name: Jillian Epperson

Age: 17

Current school: Holy Cross High School

Current Sports playing:  Basketball

Parish/grade school attended: St. Andrew Academy

High school GPA: 3.75

Colleges considering or attending: UK

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? I made two free throws to win a game in double overtime.

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

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? “Rolling in the deep” by Adelle. 

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? Angel Mccoughtry – She came to one of our practices when she was playing at U of L and was very motivational. She is an awesome defensive player and I loved watching her play.

5. What is your favorite movie quote? Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game – A Cinderella Story

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? My faith helps me believe in myself and my teammates.

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Mickey Mouse.

8. All time favorite board game? Monopoly

9. Droid, iPhone, or Blackberry? Favorite app? iPhone, Favorite app is Twitter.

10. What is your favorite local restaurant? Iroquois Pizza

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? Keeping up with the Kardashians

12. What is your greatest fear? I do not like being home alone.

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? I’m always smiling.

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Oreos

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? 10:00 p.m. I am finished with practice and homework and I get to lay in bed and relax and watch my shows.

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? Jilli, my family has always called me Jilli, and my friends caught on to it as well.

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

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? I can cook.

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 go backward so I could spend more time with my grandparents who have passed away.

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 choose to have a conversation with God. I would ask him to help me understand why so many bad things happen in this world.


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