Federal Way Mirror Male Athlete of the Week for Oct. 28: Nicolas Nava Roman

TJHS senior runs the fastest 5K time in the league.

Thomas Jefferson High School senior Nicolas Nava Roman, cross country, is the Federal Way Mirror Male Athlete of the Week for Oct. 28.

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

A: Math.

Q: What additional activities/hobbies do you enjoy?

A: Soccer.

Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?

A: Friends and family – all the little things mean so much.

Q: Best advice you’ve been given when it comes to your sport?

A: “Just do what you do.”

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

A: Pre-game: I touch the ground then do the sign of the cross. Post-game: Mom’s cooking.

Q: Song you currently can’t stop listening to?

A: “Love” by Zoe.

From the sidelines: TJHS senior Nicolas Nava Roman is ranked No. 1 in the NPSL with the fastest 5K time heading into the league championship meet. He is the All-City meet champion, won three out of four league meets and the team to an undefeated league record of 7-0. He also contributed to the 2022 NPSL 3A league championship awarded to the boys cross country team.