Name: Joni Russell
School: Triad High School
Sports: Softball and Golf
Claim to fame/honors: Being a pitcher/honors student
Words you live by: “Choose joy.”
Toughest opponent: Myself
Biggest influence: Family
Game-day rituals: Wake up with a positive attitude, eat some good food, say a prayer and rock out to some good tunes
What’s on your bedroom walls: Inspirational quotes, pictures of my friends and family and a mural painted by my sister
When I’m bored I like to … Listen to music, watch TV, think
Favorite movie: The Greatest Showman
Person who would play you in a movie: Sandra Bullock
Favorite TV show: House Hunters
Favorite musical artist: Sia
Favorite book: Maximum Ride
Favorite home-cooked meal: Dad’s chicken parm
Favorite restaurant: Red Lobster
Whose mind would you like to read: My dog’s
Place where you’d love to travel: Tahiti
Talent you’d like to have: The ability to dance well
Favorite school subject: English
Favorite athlete: Meghan King
Favorite team: Florida State University
Something in the world I’d like to change: All of the negativity and hate
Favorite sports moment: I love those moments when the whole team works together to make an awesome play or win against a tough team.
Favorite junk food: Chips
Best thing about your favorite sport: It’s never boring.
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