Time out with … Nicolas Garcia | NevadaAppeal.com

Time out with … Nicolas Garcia

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SCHOOL: Carson High

YEAR: Junior

SPORT: Wrestling

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?

A: Tosh.0

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.