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Senior Spotlight — Noah Johnson • Bureau Valley

Name: Noah Johnson.

Date/place of birth: Sept. 11, 2000/Peoria.

Hometown: Manlius.

Family: Parents, Trisha and Jasan Johnson; brothers, Nevin and Jonah.

Sports: Basketball, used to play baseball and track.

Favorite sport and why: Basketball, because it’s a fast paced and high scoring game. It showcases players’ athleticism and teamwork.

Favorite food and where to get it: In-N-Out burger, found in western states.

Likes: Sports, cooking/baking, movies, working out.

Dislikes: Writing essays, losing.

Person with the greatest Influence on my athletic career: My dad, because he has always pushed me to do my best at everything I do. He used to bring me to practices 30 minutes to an hour early to get some early work in before other people showed up.

Who’s your dream celebrity prom date: Ariana Grande.

Name three historical figures you’d like to meet: George Washington, because I would like to know the vision he had for the United States and what his reaction would be if he saw it now. Albert Einstein, because I would want to see what he is like in person. And I would like to meet the Biblical Noah and tour his ark.

If stranded on a deserted island, I would have my: Pool table to pass time.

The last song I listened to: “Beautiful Crazy” by Luke Combs, which is also my favorite song right now.

People would be surprised to know: I like to bake.

I stay home to watch: Marvel movies.

When I need luck for a big game, I: Pray.

The funniest person I’ve ever met: My dad’s friend from California (Joe). He just has a funny personality and loves to talk and tell stories.

What they’ll say about me at school after I graduate: I was hardworking and kind.

Most embarrassing moment: Dropping a fly ball in baseball my freshman year (I watched it fall right in front of me).

Most unforgettable moment: Winning sectionals in basketball.

Ultimate sports fantasy: Winning a championship in basketball and getting a huge ring for it.

What I would like to do in life: I would like to be a dietitian and help people to be able to live their best life.

Three words that best describe myself: Selfless, hardworking, faithful.

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