Athlete of the Week: Alexis Goins, Fairfield High School

Name: Alexis Goins

School: Fairfield High School

Sport: Soccer

Class: 2019

Age: 16

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Claim to fame: Committed to University of Dayton

Bet you didn’t know: My dad is an identical twin.

Toughest opponent: Me. I have high expectations so I tend to put a lot of pressure on myself.

Favorite book: 13 Reasons Why

Favorite movie: White Chicks

Favorite TV show: Forensic Files

Favorite musical artist: Jhene Aiko

Favorite pro athlete/why: Kobe Bryant because of his mental toughness, his work ethic and competitiveness

Person who would play me in a movie: Ariana Grande

Favorite smell: Vanilla

Favorite home cooked meal: Baked mac and cheese

Game day rituals: Listening to music and pregame team prayer.

Words you live by: Practice hard. Play hard.

Biggest influence/why: My grandmother. She set an amazing example for my entire family

I am most annoyed by: Argumentative people

I can’t live without: My parents

Most embarrassing moment: Falling down the stairs at school last year.

In 10 years, I’ll be: Hopefully giving back in some way to youth soccer.

Best thing about soccer: Competing

Worst thing about soccer: The end of each season.

Vegetable I just won’t eat: Asparagus

Favorite junk food: Sour Patch Kids

Favorite school subject: History

Person whose brain you’d like to pick: Martin Luther King Jr.

Love to trade places for a day with: Beyoncé

When I’m bored, I like to: Listen to music

Worst habit: Biting my fingernails

On your bedroom wall: Soccer ball autographed by Abby Wambach and the U.S. women’s national team.

Talent I’d most like to have: Singing

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