February 27th, 2015

20 Questions with Kiki Samsel

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Conor Revell

Managing Editor

20 Questions with Kiki Samsel
Kiki Samsel is Sacred Heart's leading three-point shooter / file photo by Mark Sims

Since 1974 the Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic has served the local area for orthopaedic problems and musculosketal issues. The sports medicine program has team physicians for local high schools which provide sports physicals and urgent care for athletes.

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On a weekly basis, Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic is proud to sponsor the "20 Questions" that will feature a high school student-athlete in the local Catholic high school community. If there is a specific student-athlete that you’d like to know or hear more about, email future suggestions to crevell@catholicsportsnet.com.

Name: Kiki Samsel

Age: 14

Current school:? Sacred Heart Academy

Current Sports playing: Basketball

Parish/grade school attended: St. Margaret Mary

High school GPA: 4.00

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? Being on the LIT All Tourney Team.

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? Wheat Thins and cheese.

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? Story of My Life by One Direction.

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? I look up to LeBron James because he puts hard work into his success.

5. What is your favorite movie quote? "The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude toward the problem." – Captain Jack Sparrow

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? My faith gives me confidence when I'm playing sports and it helps me stay positive towards everything.

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Spongebob.

8. All­time favorite board game? Monopoly.

9. Droid, iPhone, or Blackberry? Favorite app? iPhone, Instagram and Twitter.

10. What is your favorite local restaurant? Kansai.

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? The Voice.

12. What is your greatest fear? Breaking a bone.

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? Funny.

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Cheetos or Oreos.

15. What is your favorite hour of the day?? Why? 11 p.m. because I can finally sleep

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? My real name is Kieran and my nickname is Kiki because my older sister Gretchen called me that when we were little.

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? Mercy Sacred Heart Village Nursing Home.

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? I'm artistic.

19. If time machines were real, and you could choose just one ­ to travel forward or backward – which would you select and why? Backwards to relive the best moments and to fix past mistakes.

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 ask the McDonald's CEO if he actually does love it.

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