February 10th, 2017

20 Questions with Dalton Kelly

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Conor Revell

Managing Editor

20 Questions with Dalton Kelly
photo provided by the Kelly family

On a weekly basis, Louisville Catholic Sports posts 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: Dalton Kelly

Age: 17

Current school: DeSales High School

Current Sports playing: Basketball

Parish/grade school attended: St. Paul

GPA:  4.1

Colleges considering or attending: Undecided

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? Going to the Toy Bowl three out of four years throughout middle school. 

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? Skittles

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? Journey - Don't Stop Believin'

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? D'angelo Russell because he is also from Louisville and had to overcome adversity in order to become successful.

5. What is your favorite movie quote? "If you ain't first you're last"

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? Before every game I say a prayer for the players safety and for my grandmother to continue to watch over me.

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Patrick from SpongeBob

8. All-time favorite board game? Monopoly

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

10. What is your favorite local restaurant? Khalil's

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

12. What is your greatest fear? Failure

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? Humble

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Cocoa Pebbles

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? 11:00 p.m. because that's when I go to sleep.

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? My nickname is D-Kelly and it came from some of my buddies in grade school and it has stuck with me ever since.

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? DeSales High School serving as an Ambassador and providing help when needed.

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? Dancing ability.

19. If time machines were real, and you could choose just one - to travel forward or backward - which would you select and why? Forward so that I can see what the future has in store for me.

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 like to ask Alexander Graham Bell who was the first person he called after he invented the telephone?  


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