May 22nd, 2020

20 Questions with Emma Kelty

Samantha Stallings


20 Questions with Emma Kelty
Photo provided by Emma Kelty

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: Emma Kelty

Current School: Presentation Academy

Current Sport(s) playing: Track and Field

Grade School: St Stephen Martyr

High School GPA: 4.0


1. What is your proudest athletic moment? Earning my Varsity Letter freshman year


2. What is your ideal meal/snack before game? Chocolate chip Clif Bar


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


4. Which athlete do you lookup to on a college/professional level? Why? Simone Biles because she is hard working.


5. What is your favorite movie quote? "I solemnly swear that I am up to no good." Harry Potter


6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? To quote NF "God gave me the gift and he gave me the ability to—to do this And he also gave me this as an outlet"


7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Scooby Doo


8. All-time favorite board game? Clue


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


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


11. What is your favorite reality tv show? Keeping up with the Kardashians


12. What is your greatest fear? Open Spaces 


13. What is your best quality/ characteristic? I try to always look at the positive.


14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Popcorn


15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? I like 3pm because school is out.


16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? Jemma was given to me by my friend for no reason at all.


17. Where is your favorite place to to volunteer/provide community service? I love working with the Humane Society.


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


19. If time machines were real, and you could choose just one to travel forward or backward which would you select and why? I would go back in time to watch the Egyptian Pyramids be built because I want to know if the aliens helped or not?  


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 Kurt Cobain how he really died?




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