July 14th, 2017

20 Questions with Mario Convenuto

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Conor Revell

Managing Editor

20 Questions with Mario Convenuto
Mario Convenuto is one of the Cougars key running backs / photo provided by the Conventuo 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 crevell@catholicsportsnet.com.

Name: Mario Convenuto

Age: 17

Current school: Holy Cross.

Current Sports playing: Football, Basketball, Track & Field

Parish/grade school attended: Zoneton Middle School

High school GPA: 3.6

Colleges considering or attending: Morehead, Lindsey Wilson, Ball State

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? Winning State in Discus.

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? PB&J

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? My Moment by DJ Drama.

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? Travis Kelce, because he plays like he has a chip on his shoulder and has something to prove.

5. What is your favorite movie quote? Perfection is being able to look your friends in the eyes and know you did everything you could not to let them down.

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? By reminding me to be humble from all the success I get.

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Speed Racer

8. All-time favorite board game? Life

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

10. What is your favorite local restaurant? Roosters

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? Shark Tank

12. What is your greatest fear? Not being successful

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? Trustworthy         

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Smores

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? Around 8 or 9 p.m. when the sunset comes because I like it when it starts to cool off from being too hot

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? Super Mario because my name is Mario.

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? GYBCFL My grade school football team or I like to help at the field.

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? Good at driving.

19. If time machines were real, and you could choose just one - to travel forward or backward - which would you select and why? Travel backwards because I would do some things differently since I have knowledge on them now.

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? My Grandma that passed and I would ask her what was it was like taking her last breath.


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