August 26th, 2016

20 Questions with Kenzie Riggs

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Conor Revell

Staff Writer


20 Questions with Kenzie Riggs
Riggs is a midfielder for the Assumption soccer team / photo by Conor Revell

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: Kenzie Riggs

Age: 17

Current school: Assumption High School

Current Sports playing: Soccer

Parish/grade school attended: St. Patrick

GPA: 3.9

Colleges considering or attending: UK, Alabama, IU, and U of L.

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? Getting to be captain of the best team.

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? A big bowl of watermelon

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? Downtown by Macklemore.

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? Tyler Riggs, my brother, he played soccer for the University of Kentucky and has always fought through adversity and has been very successful.

5. What is your favorite movie quote? "Carpe, carpe. Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary." – Dead Poets Society

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? It gives me the strength to fight through the ups and downs on and off the field.

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Ferb from Phineas and Ferb.

8. All-time favorite board game? Sorry!

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

10. What is your favorite local restaurant? Simply Thai.

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

12. What is your greatest fear? Salamanders.

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? Not afraid to stand up for what I believe in.

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Biscuits and Gravy.

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? 12 p.m., you still have the entire day to do things and it’s not too early.

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? Kenzinator, when I was little I would go into a room and destroy it in a matter of seconds.

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

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? I’m a really good 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 back to the first day of high school because I would still have four more years at the best place on earth.

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? Martin Luther King, “How did you have the strength to stand up for what you believed in despite being looked down upon?”

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