Thomas Jefferson High School senior Carlos Santana, cheerleading, was selected as the Federal Way Mirror Male Athlete of the Week for Dec. 6.
Q: What is your favorite subject/class in school?
A: AVID taught by Ms. Goakey.
Q: What other activities/hobbies do you enjoy?
A: I enjoy speech and debate and being part of the Latino Student Union.
Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?
A: My mom, she is my everything.
Q: The best advice I’ve ever been given by a coach is:
A: “Don’t drop the flier.”
Q: Describe your pre-game ritual and favorite post-game meal.
A: Pre-game: Making jokes and being goofy with my coach and team. Post-game meal: Tortas.
Q: Song you currently can’t get enough of?
A: “Good as Hell” by Lizzo.
From the sideline: TJHS senior cheerleader Carlos Santana is an active member of the TJ community. He is a part of the mentor program, is an International Baccalaureate student, a member of the Latino Student Union and is also involved in TJ’s leadership class. Even when he isn’t cheering, Carlos can be seen with a big smile on his face and positive energy that brightens up any room. Carlos is truly an asset to Thomas Jefferson High School.