Thomas Jefferson High School junior Chanyoung Park, swimming, is the Federal Way Mirror Male Athlete of the Week for Jan. 6.
Q: What is your favorite subject/class in school?
Q: What hobbies do you enjoy outside of your sport?
A: Listening to music.
Q: Who is the person in your life that has helped you succeed the most?
A: My brother because he gives me lots of pep talks before meets and my parents.
Q: What is the best advice you’ve received when it comes to your sport?
A: Your biggest competition is yourself!
Q: Describe your pre-game ritual and post-meet meal:
A: Pre: I always listen to rap music. Post: Whatever my mom makes me.
Q: Music you currently can’t stop listening to?
A: “Blonde” by Frank Ocean.
From the sidelines: TJHS junior Chan is a hard worker both in and out of the pool. He has a 4.0 cumulative GPA. He pushes himself every practice and the results show every time he competes. He has currently qualified for districts in seven swimming events.