March 22nd, 2019

20 Questions with Grayson McCarthy

Samantha Stallings

Staff Writer

20 Questions with Grayson McCarthy
photo provided by Grayson McCarthy

On a weekly basis, Louisville Catholic Sports post the Campbellsville University- Louisville “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: Grayson McCarthy

Current School: Trinity High School

Current Sports Playing: Soccer

Grade school: Our Lady of Lourdes

High School GPA: 3.8


1. What is your proudest athletic moment? Winning the 8u State Championship with St. Matthews Baseball

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? I usually grab a Clif bar walking out the door

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? Yes Indeed by Lil Baby and Drake

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? Kylian Mbappé for Paris Saint Germain. He's really fast and young. He can compete with the older guys

5. What is your favorite movie quote? If you ain't first, you’re last. Talledega Nights

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? I'm thankful to play a sport I love therefore give 100% to every practice and game.

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Patrick Star

8. All-time favorite board game? Uno

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

10. What is your favorite local restaurant? Ruth's Chris

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? Keeping up with the Kardashians (even though I don't watch it)

12. What is your greatest fear? Losing my dogs

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? I'm laid back and relaxed

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Starburst mini's

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? Whatever hour I go to bed.

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? Cheetah, I got it a long time ago because I was faster than everyone else running the bases.

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? Christ Chapel at Churchill Downs Backside

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? I can bake

19. If time machines were real, and you could choose just one to travel forward or backward which would you select and why? I'd go forward 10 years to learn all March Maddness bracket winners.

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? Kylian Mbappé. What did he do in training and out of training that made him so much better than everyone else.



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