November 21st, 2017

20 Questions with Kailey Reed

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Conor Revell

Staff Writer

20 Questions with Kailey Reed
Kailey Reed is a three-sport star at Holy Cross / photo by Jeremy Nichols

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: Kailey Reed

Age: 17

Current school:.Holy Cross

Current Sports playing: Basketball, soccer, and softball

Parish/grade school attended: Notre Dame Academy

High school GPA (optional): 4.75

Colleges considering or attending: Bellarmine, Spalding, Ball State, and UofL  

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? Winning districts last year.

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

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? “Baby” by Justin Bieber

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? I really look up to Angel McCoughtry as a basketball player and a person because of her determination and her leadership on the court.

5. What is your favorite movie quote? “After a while, you learn to ignore the names people call you and just trust who you are” - Shrek

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? My faith really helps me after my games, good or bad. I know that God will always be there no matter what and that I can do anything through him.

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Winnie the Pooh

8. All-time favorite board game? The Game of Life

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

10. What is your favorite local restaurant? El Nopal

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? Big Brother

12. What is your greatest fear? Rubber Bands

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? My sense of humor.

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Sweet Tart Mini Chewy

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? Anytime after school because I get to practice with my bestfriends.

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? Some of my coaches call me “Reed” just because it’s my last name.

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? LifeHouse Maternity Home

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? Baking Brownies.

19. If time machines were real, and you could choose just one - to travel forward or backward - which would you select and why? Forward because I want to see what my life is like in the future.

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 George Washington about his opinion on the U.S. today and how it is being ran



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