Get to Know Your Brahmas: Q&A with Jarenny Mendoza

Jarenny Mendoza is a sophomore on the JV soccer team.

Q: What position do you play?

A: “For school mainly central midfielder, but I play defense and forward, too.”

Q: When did you start playing soccer?

A: “Four and a half years ago.”

Q: Why do you like soccer so much?

A: “It keeps me distracted and I just have a lot of fun while playing it.”

Q: Are you in a team outside of school?

A: “Yes, I play for the Rayados and OGFC.”

Jarenny Mendoza. Photo by Karen Mendoza

Q: Which team do you like better? Mac’s, Rayados, or OGFC?

A: “OGFC because I have more fun playing with them and I’ve known some people for way longer.”

Q: How would you describe these two years in JV soccer?

A: “For the most part it was fun, but somewhat stressful.”

Q: What other sports do you like to play?

A: “I kind of like playing basketball.”

Q:  What is your biggest pet peeve?

A: “Annoying and loud people.”

Q:  What is your dream job?

A: “Pro soccer player or engineer.”

Q: How did your parents come up with your name?

A: “I think my aunt came up with it and my mom liked it because it starts with a ‘J’ and all my siblings’ names start with that letter.”

Q: What is your favorite soccer team and why?

A: “Barcelona, because Messi plays there and I think he’s the best player in the world and I like how he plays.”

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About karenmendoza

Hey, I’m Karen and I’m an editor for Brahma News. This is my third and last year in staff and I’m excited for what this year will bring!

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