Federal Way Mirror Male Athlete of the Week for Sept. 13: Kevin Pineda

TJHS senior executes key play at season opener game last Friday.

Thomas Jefferson senior Kevin Pineda, football, was selected as the Federal Way Mirror Male Athlete of the Week for Sept. 13.

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

A: Science.

Q: What other activities/hobbies do you enjoy?

A: I really don’t have any hobbies as I totally enjoy the game of football.

Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?

A: My brother.

Q: What is the best advice you’ve been given when it comes to your sport?

A: “People who quit never win.”

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

A: I wear a Jesus chain on game days to get the extra help from the Man above, and my post-game meal is pizza.

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

A: “Heart on Ice” by Rod Wave

From the sideline: TJHS senior Kevin Pineda had a great game on defense last Friday night in the loss versus Federal Way. He had two sacks of the FWHS quarterback, a key fumble recovery that led the Thomas Jefferson Raiders to a touchdown and eight tackles.


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