Federal Way Mirror Female Athlete of the Week for May 10: Dyvhine Fonoti

Federal Way Mirror Female Athlete of the Week for May 10: Dyvhine Fonoti

TJHS sophomore currently ranked second in state in shot put.

Thomas Jefferson High School’s Dyvhine Fonoti, track and field, was selected as the Federal Way Mirror Female Athlete of the Week for May 10.

Q: What is your favorite subject/class in school?

A: English.

Q: What other activities/hobbies do you enjoy?

A: Volleyball, track and field, and reading.

Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?

A: Former volleyball head coach, Diana Evans.

Q: Do you have a pre­game/competition ritual or post­game tradition, and what is it?

A: Wear a gray bracelet that says “Pray first.”

Q: Song you currently can’t get enough of?

A: “Boo’d Up” by Ella Mai.

From the sideline: Thomas Jefferson sophomore Dyvhine Fonoti continues her amazing sophomore season for the Raiders in the throwing events in the NPSL. Her throw of 42’-5” ranks her currently as the No. 2 shot putter in the state of Washington. Her hard work, winning attitude, and thirst to improve her technique has helped set the standard for the athletes around her.


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