Thomas Jefferson High School freshman Christopher Trevino, wrestling, was selected as the Federal Way Mirror Male Athlete of the Week for Feb. 28.
Q: What is your favorite subject/class in school?
A: Math and robotics.
Q: What other activities/hobbies do you enjoy?
A: Video games and wrestling.
Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?
A: My grandparents.
Q: The best advice I’ve ever been given by a coach is:
A: “Always do your best and never give up.”
Q: Describe your pre-match ritual and your favorite post-match meal?
A: Pre-match I jump rope and think about how I am going to win! After, I eat a ham sandwich.
Q: Song you currently can’t stop listening to?
A: “Battle Scars.”
From the sideline: Thomas Jefferson High School freshman Christopher Trevino had an especially difficult matchup for his first round of the state wrestling tournament. In the first round, Christopher faced Moses Lake junior Jonathan Tanguma, who ended up becoming the eventual 113-pound 4A state champ. Christopher remained competitive against his opponents throughout the rest of the tournament. He collected plenty of hardware throughout the season, finishing second at the 2019 Auburn Invite, second at the 2019 Decatur Gator Invite, fifth at the 2019 HammerHead Tournament, second at the 2020 MatMan tournament, third at the 2020 sub-regional tournament, and third at the regional tournament. Christopher ended his first year as a Raider with an impressive record of 25 wins and 12 losses.