Todd Beamer High School junior Jessica Japra, volleyball, was selected as the Federal Way Mirror Female Athlete of the Week for Nov. 12.
Q: What is your favorite subject/class in school?
A: My favorite subject has always been science, specifically chemistry.
Q: What other activities/hobbies do you enjoy?
A: I love playing basketball when I’m not playing volleyball!
Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?
A: My mom. She’s always there for me, on my good and bad days.
Q: The best advice I’ve ever been given by a coach is:
A: “You’re only tired if you let yourself to be.”
Q: Describe your pre-match ritual?
A: My pre-game ritual is either reading a book or doing homework to get my concentration up.
Q: Song you currently can’t stop listening to?
A: “The Way Life Goes” by Lil Uzi Vert.
From the sideline: TBHS junior Jessica Japra shows up not only consistently but also mentally. Se pumps up her team when she can and is a great leader.