On Deck with Kendra Jackson

Kendra Jackson

Kendra Jackson

Jan. 30, 2006

Meet Kendra Jackson, a junior special education major from Georgetown, Texas. Last year, she earned TCU's "Small Star" award and was named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

What are the biggest reasons you decided to attend TCU?
Swimming, School of Education, financial aid

If you weren't on the swimming team, what other sport would you most like to play in college?
Volleyball

What is the most memorable moment in your swimming career?
Winning the conference championship in 2004

What athlete in any sport has been your biggest idol?
Lance Armstrong

What three words would people most likely use to describe you?
Omnipotent, opinionated, realist

What superstitions or rituals do you have when getting ready for a meet?
Listen to a song that makes me dance

What is your dream job?
Travel the world building schools and providing an education, food and clothing for those living in poverty

In a movie about your life, what actress would you choose to portray you?
Julia Roberts

What is the best advice anyone has ever given you?
Don't be angry when the sun goes down

What is your favorite part of being on the TCU swimming team?
Bus rides, plane rides and sharing small hotel beds with teammates

What are your favorite books of all time?
"Love in the Time of Cholera" and "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time"

What three people (past or present) would you most like to have lunch with?
Jamie Foxx, Dirk Nowitzki, Oluwafemi Ibikunle

What is something thing about yourself that most people don't know?
I speak German and can't burp

What have you always wanted to do, but haven't done yet?
Go to Africa (Lagos, Nigeria!)

If you could be the swimming coach for the day, what is one thing you would do?
Organize a relay meet with relay teams composed of other TCU athletes

What is something that you wish you were better at doing?
Running

What is your favorite TV show?
"Jeopardy"

What are your greatest fears/phobias?
Drowning

Which team member would most likely win $1 million on the reality TV show "Survivor"?
Aran Bean

What is your favorite class that you have taken at TCU?
World Religion with Dr. Jack Hill

 

 


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