Federal Way Mirror Male Athlete of the Week for Jan. 3: Julian Santana

TJHS freshman won wrestling invite against Auburn, placed second at Gator Invite.

Thomas Jefferson High School freshman Julian Santana, wrestling, was selected as the Federal Way Mirror Male Athlete of the Week for Jan. 3.

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

A: History.

Q: What other activities/hobbies do you enjoy?

A: I really just enjoy wrestling.

Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?

A: My mom and my cousin.

Q: The best advice I’ve ever been given by a coach is:

A: “You have to give it your all to succeed.”

Q: Describe your pre­-game ritual and favorite post-game meal.

A: My pre-match ritual is to listen to music and my post-match meal is a burger and fries.

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

A: “Highest in the Room” by Travis Scott.

From the sideline: TJHS freshman Julian Santana holds a current varsity wrestling record of 7-1. Julian won the Auburn Invitational tournament on Dec. 7 and placed second at the Gator tournament on Dec. 14. Julian is a consummate worker with a positive attitude. He is constantly leading by example. He is respectful, listens to his coaches and give 100% of himself during practice. Thomas Jefferson is grateful to have Julian be a part of Raider wrestling.