Asa Chen

Student of the Week Northwestern Jr./Sr. High School

Name: Asa Chen

School: Northwestern Jr./Sr. High School

Grade: 12

Age: 18

Extra-curricular: Wrestling, Kung Fu, Police Exploring, Marching Band, Younglife

Claim to fame/honors: National Honor Society member, Jan Van Gorder Scholar

Words you live by: “It doesn’t get easier, you just get better.” “Finish strong.”

Toughest challenge: Balancing school, extra-curricular activities, sports and my personal life

Biggest influence: Coaches, teachers, friends and family

School-day rituals: Protein and water in the morning, attempt to finish homework in pride, physical activity after school

What’s on your bedroom walls: Items that remind me of who I am and what I’m living for

When I’m bored I like to … Imagine a new way to live, be creative

Favorite movie: The Pursuit of Happyness

Person who would play you in a movie: Cole Sprouse

Favorite TV show: Friends

Favorite musical artist: Kenny Chesney

Favorite book: The Hobbit

Favorite home-cooked meal: Homemade pesto

Favorite restaurant: Applebee’s

Whose mind would you like to read: Morgan Freeman’s

Place where you’d love to travel: Switzerland

Talent you’d like to have: Social connections

Favorite school subject: English

Favorite athlete: Cristiano Ronaldo

Favorite team: OSU Buckeyes

Something in the world I’d like to change: Human ignorance

Favorite high school moment: Asking my girlfriend to homecoming third quarter of a football game

Favorite junk food: Cinnamon rolls

Best thing about high school: The people you meet and the friends you keep

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