Hot Seat with J.J. Weber

Hannah Siefert, Contributor

J.J. Weber is known as an amazing Cross Country and Track star but what else do you know about him? Get to know Weber a little better.

Sport: Cross Country / Track
Year: Senior
Major: Organizational Leadership

Q: What is your favorite before game meal?
A: I usually eat a bowl of oatmeal before a race.

Q: Do you have any sports related superstitions?
A: No, not really any superstitions. I guess I always retie my shoes twice before the race starts because you never want them to become untied during the race.

Q: What is your best achievement to date?
A: I would say my best achievement is winning the conference.

Q: How do you feel about winning the title of preseason Atlantic Sun Runner of the Year?
A: It was great to be named that but it just means I have to work harder. It does help me to keeping working harder and improving.

Q: What are you most looking forward to this season?
A: I really want our team to win the conference as a whole. We came in second last year and it would be great if we could come in first.

Q: What is the #1 song played on your IPod?
A: My favorite song would have to be Africa by Toto.

Q: Who is your celebrity crush?
A: I have to say Scarlett Johansson.

Q: If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do?
A: The first thing I would do would be buying NKU a track.

Q: What scares you the most? Why?
A: I am always scared of being hurt in a way that I could never run again. I don’t know what I would do if I couldn’t run around.

Q: What is your favorite flavor of ice cream?
A: My favorite flavor is Ben and Jerry’s Cherry Garcia.

Q: What is your dream destination?
A: I would like to go out to Oregon. I’ve always just wanted to go there.

Q: What other sport do you wish you were equally as good at?
A: I wish I could be better at soccer and football.

Q: Do you have a nickname?
A: Not really but some people even shorten J.J. to just J.

Q: What are your pet peeves?
A: I guess when people click their pens in class, excessively.

Q: What is your favorite TV show?
A: My favorite TV show is Scrubs.

Q: What is your favorite holiday? Why?
A: Christmas is my favorite. It’s time to spend with family and there are presents, presents are always good.