Time out with … Nicolas Garcia
SCHOOL: Carson High
Q: What is your favorite sport, and how did you get started playing it?
A: Wrestling and football. I started wrestling to get better at football.
Q: Who is your favorite professional athlete and why?
A: Henry Cejudo. He is an Olympic gold medalist in wrestling and a Mexican-American
Q: What has been your most thrilling moment in sports?
A: Winning all-region as a sophomore.
Q: Do you have a role model, and why is he/she your role model?
A: Steven Hernandez. We are close friends and he has excelled in wrestling.
Q: Do you have a teammate or teammates you hang around with away from school?
A: Cole McCarthy and Patrick Craugh. They are just fun to mess around with and we all get along real well.
Q: Do you have any hobbies?
A: Fishing and most definitely hunting. Hunting is my passion, and I have taken three trophy animals in the last two years.
Q: What is your favorite food?
A: Mexican. But when you are cutting weight everything is good.
Q: What is the last non-academic book you read?
A: “Becoming a White Coat at Harvard Med.”
Q: Who is your favorite musician or group?
A: I listen to everything from rap to Christian music.
Q: After graduation, where do you plan on attending college and what are you looking at in terms of a major?
A: Wherever there is a good medical school.
Q: Do you have a favorite TV show?
Q: Tell us something about you that would surprise most of your friends.
A: I actually bought the truck that I have, and have been working to buy it since I was 8.