Women's Basketball Q&A

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
JANUARY 30, 2003

Jan. 30, 2003

Designing clothes, spending time with my family and playing pick-up basketball with my friends.

Favorite basketball movie:
Love and Basketball.

Favorite movie and TV show:
Friday and Friends.

My parents were right when they told me:
I would miss them when I went to college.

Why do you wear your particular jersey number?
It is the number I've had since the birth of my basketball career.

When you were younger, what was your parents' favorite saying?
Make sure you say "yes, ma'am, no ma'am, please and thank you."

If you could be any superhero or cartoon character, who would you be?
Bugs Bunny, because he is smart and witty.

What's your favorite cereal and what's your typical breakfast?
Captin Crunch and french toast at Denny's.

Do you have any pre-game rituals/ superstitions?
Yes, I listen to the same song twice before every game.

The best advice I've ever received was:
Play because you want to and you love playing, not because you have to.

If I had to cook all my meals I would probably survive on:

Who's the one person you look up to and why?
My sister, LaTonya Jackson, because she never gives up and she always stays positive.

If I won $1 million, I would:
Buy a house in Saint Louis and enjoy living there.

My most prized possession is:
My All-American Player plaque from Tennessee.

What did you do for your summer vacation?
I went back home to Saint Louis.

If I could bring anything from my hometown to Oklahoma it would be:
The whole town.

My favorite website:

What are you most thankful for in life?
My family.

Oklahoma basketball team will be fun to watch this year because:
We are the underdog and we're going to shock some people this year.

The one thing I would change about college basketball:
The amount of time spent at home.

For me to improve as a player I need to:
Become more focused on me as a scorer.

For me to improve as a person I need to:
Improve my relationship with God.

Have you ever been in the "zone"?
Yes, against OSU in the Big 12 Tournament.

My great athletic moment was:
When we got to state my senior year of high school after three years of trying.

What was your most embarrassing moment on the court?
When I shot an air ball at the end of the game last year against Texas Tech at home.

What is your earliest memory of playing basketball?
When I met my best friend Tara Harris and we shot around in Matthew's-Dickey's Boys and Girls Clube. I had on pink socks.

What has been your most inspiring moment on the court?
When I looked up and saw my family at the Big 12 Tournament it meant so much.

What other sport would you be playing?

What is the hardest venue to play at?

The biggest thrill in my life to date would be:
Going to the Final Four.

The toughest team I've played against:

My ultimate Sportscenter highlight would be:
Getting a steal and throwing an alley-hoop to Antoinette to dunk our senior year in the Big 12 Championship Tournament, to win!

What's the one song that gets you pumped before a game?
"Air Force Ones" by Nelly.

Friends on another college basketball team:
Tara "Peaches" Harris.

Since coming to Oklahoma I have learned:
That family is the most important thing in my life next to God.

The best thing about Oklahoma is:
The support the community gives to the athletic teams.



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