Athlete of the Week: Brooklyn Grady

Feature Q&A with Brooklyn Grady

Set a Sheldon school record for career assists during a win over Spencer last week


What does being a leader on a volleyball team mean to you?

Being a leader means setting an example to all the other players. A leader encourages and pushes their teammates to be the best they can be. No matter what the outcome of the game is, they are there for the team and never give up.

Do you listen to music before matches?

Yes, I listen to our volleyball warmup playlist.

Does your coach have a favorite catch phrase she uses?

What do you hear most? “Play for the girl next to you, not yourself.”

What did you find yourself doing most often when sports were shut down due to COVID-19?

I hung out with my friends and family. I went longboarding with my friends, went on walks with my sister, and watched a lot of Netflix shows.

What television show would you binge watch?

“Outer Banks.”

What is your favorite movie?

“I Still Believe.”

What is your favorite food?

Mac and cheese.

If you were elected president, what would be your first move?

Have better lunches at schools.

What is your favorite season of the year?

My favorite season of the year is summer because I like to go to the lakes and go boating.

You are carving a pumpkin — do you go scary, funny or artistic?

Funny because I am bad at carving pumpkins, so it will turn out bad in the end anyway.

What skill do you wish you had that you do not?

I would want to be good at singing.

What is your favorite motto or quote?

“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.”

Besides your own, which school has the best volleyball uniforms?

Boyden-Hull