Sept. 20, 2010
What do you see yourself doing in 10 years?
Having a career that I am passionate about, being married and possibly having kids.
What's one of the most important things your parents did in your upbringing?
They gave me the morals and values that I live by to this day.
What is the best present that you ever received?
A scrapbook from my best friend. Or a free massage.
What's a pet peeve of yours?
People who put their feet by my face.
What do you enjoy most about the sport of soccer?
The strong bonds that I'm able to make with my teammates and coaches. When I'm away from my family in San Diego, my team is my family up here in LA.
If you could have one superpower what would it be?
To be invisible
If you could trade places with one person for a day who would it be?
Who has been the most influential person in your life?
What was your first job?
I used to work the snack stands at local soccer tournaments.
Do you have any pre-game rituals or superstitions?
I listen to the song "Infinity" by Guru Josh Project with Chelsea Cline.
If you could play another sport at UCLA what would it be?
Either volleyball or gymnastics. It would be cool to be able to do flips :)
What is your favorite food?
Name one food you would never try.
My teacher once told me that when he was in another country he ate a monkey brain because it was considered a delicacy. I would never try that.
What is your favorite song on your ipod right now?
"Rock that Body" by the Black Eyed Peas. Or anything by Kid Cudi.
What is your most memorable soccer moment?
The day that I signed to be a member of the UCLA program.
If you won the lottery what are some of the things you would do?
Put my parents in retirement and buy my family a house on the beach.
Where is the best place you have traveled abroad and why?
Germany because I was able to attend the World Cup.
Name a TV show that you are embarrassed to say you watch.
Name something that absolutely frightens you.
Getting my blood drawn. I get really lightheaded and uneasy. And sharks too.
What is your favorite movie?
Step Brothers, I Love You Man, Inception
What is something interesting about your hometown?
The movie Paranormal Activity was filmed in the neighborhood next to mine.
What is something most people don't know about you?
I'm half Hispanic.
Who is your best friend on another college team?
Lindsey Holman-Kelly at Wake Forest
Name a website that you visit at least once a day.
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