December 15th, 2017

20 Questions with Taylor Utter

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Conor Revell

Managing Editor

20 Questions with Taylor Utter
Taylor Utter / photo provided by the Utter family

On a weekly basis, Louisville Catholic Sports posts the Sullivan “20 Questions” feature that highlights a high school student-athlete in the local Catholic high school community. If there is a specific athlete that you’d like to know more about, email future suggestions to

Name: Taylor Utter

Age: 18

Current school: Sacred Heart Academy

Current Sports playing: Basketball

Parish/grade school attended: Sacred Heart Model School

High school GPA: 3.98

Colleges considering or attending: Alabama, Auburn, University of South Carolina

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? Going to the state basketball tournament in 2017.

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? Fruit or peanut butter crackers.

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

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? Serena Williams – she is so good at what she does and is an athlete of good character and a great role model.

5. What is your favorite movie quote? “You’re a wizard, Harry.”

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? We always pray before any game, and I think this reminds my team and me that God is with us whenever we play to watch over and protect us.

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Bugs Bunny

8. All-time favorite board game? Monopoly

9. Droid, iPhone, or Blackberry? Favorite app? IPhone. Snapchat.

10. What is your favorite local (non chain) restaurant? Joella’s Hot Chicken.

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? Keeping Up with the Kardashian’s.

12. What is your greatest fear? Not achieving my goals.

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

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Lasagna.

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? 11 p.m. because this is the time I usually finish my homework and get to go to bed and watch Netflix.

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? Tutter – my school email starts with “tutter,” and my friends started calling me that after they saw it.

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

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? I can pop my shoulder out of place.

19. If time machines were real, and you could choose just one - to travel forward or backward - which would you select and why? Forward – I want to see what I was able to accomplish and see where I am in life and who I’ve become.

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? Eminem – Did the real slim shady ever stand up?


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