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?
Q: What additional activities/hobbies do you enjoy?
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.