Miranda Jordan AOW


Athlete of the Week Emmanuel Christian Academy


By Staff - Staff Writer


Name:  Miranda Jordan

School: Emmanuel Christian Academy

Grade: 12

Age: 17

Sports: Volleyball

Claim to fame/honors: MBC Player of the Year (2015 & 2016), MBC First Team (2015 & 2016), All County Team (2015 & 2016), Division IV District 9 Second Team (2016), Captain (2016 & 2017)

Words you live by: “Keep your eyes on the cross, for the reward is greater than any other.”

Toughest opponent: Myself

Biggest influence: My mom

Game-day rituals: Typically, I eat two meals before every game and listen to music.

What’s on your bedroom walls: Lots and lots of pictures and quotes

When I’m bored I like to … Eat and hangout with my friends

Favorite movie: Finding Dory

Person who would play you in a movie: Scarlett Johansson

Favorite TV show: The Office or Criminal Minds

Favorite musical artist: NF or TobyMac

Favorite book: To Kill a Mockingbird

Favorite home-cooked meal: Lynne Willis’ baked ziti

Favorite restaurant: I love all restaurants.

Whose mind would you like to read: Fred, Bobby, Kyle, Adonis, Luke and Noah’s

Place where you’d love to travel: Italy and Greece

Talent you’d like to have: I’d love to be able to dance.

Favorite school subject: Government

Favorite athlete: Haleigh Washington

Favorite team: Nebraska Volleyball

Something in the world I’d like to change: Finding a cure for Alzheimer’s

Favorite sports moment: Playing Yellow Springs at home

Favorite junk food: I love all food.

Best thing about your favorite sport: Hitting the ball and the rush that comes from the kill