Decatur High School senior Ezra Veloria, wrestling, is the Federal Way Mirror Female Athlete of the Week for Feb. 17.
Q: What is your favorite subject/class in school?
A: Video production with Mr. Howard.
Q: What hobbies do you enjoy outside of your sport?
A: Hanging out with my best friends Chaelyn, Teryona, and Matilde. Plus filming and editing videos.
Q: Who is the person in your life that has helped you succeed the most?
A: My family — mom, dad, brother, and sister. They support me in everything I choose to do and give me honest advice.
Q: If you could have dinner with anyone (living or from the past), who would it be?
A: I would have dinner with the Queen SZA herself. She seems so positive and I would want to ask her how she does it.
Q: Describe your pre-game ritual:
A: I usually blast some music to get myself hyped, but more recently I have been listening to calmer music to relax. Plus I drink a ton of water and eat some fruit.
Q: Song you currently can’t stop listening to?
A: “Low” by SZA.
From the sidelines: Decatur senior Ezra Veloria won the WIAA Region 2 Championship at 135 pounds last weekend to advance to WIAA 3A/4A Wrestling State Tournament. She was selected as captain of this year’s team. Ezra is a four-year varsity letter award winner in girls wrestling. She has also won three varsity letters in cross country. Ezra has earned a 3.86 cumulative grade point average. Ezra has challenged herself taking five Advanced Placement Classes and currently completing a full-time schedule in Running Start at Highline College.