January 6th, 2017

20 Questions with Courtney Jackson

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Conor Revell

Staff Writer


20 Questions with Courtney Jackson
Jackson (navy blue jersey) plays defense / photo by Christine Jacobs

Every week the Louisville Catholic Sports Network highlights an athlete to participate in our weekly fun light-hearted 20 Questions feature. If you want to see a particular athlete in this feature, email your suggestions and contact info for that athlete to crevell@catholicsportsnet.com.

Name: Courtney Jackson

Age: 16

Current school: Presentation Academy

Current Sports playing: Basketball and Softball

Parish/grade school attended: St. Stephen Martyr

GPA: 4.0

Colleges considering or attending: University of Louisville

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? Winning All-A region which allowed us to compete in the All A State Tournament in Frankfort my freshman and sophomore year.

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

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song?  No more sad songs by: Little Mix

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? Angel McCoughtry because I grew up watching and cheering for her. I really enjoy watching the way she plays and her attitude.  

5. What is your favorite movie quote? “It’s supposed to be hard. If it were easy everyone would do it.” – A League of Their Own

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? My faith allows me to have a positive attitude and good sportsmanship on and off the court.

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Simba from the Lion King

8. All-time favorite board game? The Game of Life  

9. Droid, iPhone, or Blackberry? Favorite app? I have an iPhone, and my favorite app is definitely Twitter or Snapchat

10. What is your favorite local restaurant? Highland Morning

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? Bachelorette

12. What is your greatest fear? Spiders

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? My positive attitude

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Ice cream or chips

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? 8 p.m. because it is usually when I get to relax

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? I get called Court a lot, only because it’s quicker to say then Courtney.

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

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? I can fold my tongue in a weird way.

19. If time machines were real, and you could choose just one - to travel forward or backward - which would you select and why? Forward, because I think it would be cool to see how my life is when I am older and see how much has changed.

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 Amelia Earhart what happened to her. 

 

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