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Kristen London is in her first season at Virginia after joining the team from Seminole State (Okla.) College. A native of Decatur, Ga., London has appeared in 19 games for the Cavaliers this year.

Question: You have three brothers and four sisters. What was it like growing up in a big household like that?
Kristen London:
At first it was just the three eldest and I was the youngest of that crew so they were jealous of my cuteness. I got my way a lot, but also got picked on a lot.

Question: How would you describe your transition from junior college to the University of Virginia?
: It has been a challenge but I’m always up for a challenge.

Question: Who or what inspires you?
: My dad inspires me. A lot of my family members inspire me because they have been successful so I’d like to follow in their footsteps while also creating my own.

Question: If you could trade places with one athlete at UVa for a day who would you choose?
: Sean Singletary. Because he’s a big man on campus.

Question: Describe the game day atmosphere at John Paul Jones Arena.
: If it’s a big game it is very fierce and exciting and really fun.

Question: What has been your proudest athletic moment?
: Scoring 16 points in four minutes last season at Seminole.

Question: What do you like to do on your days off?
: Be outside. Sleep. Laugh.

Question: What is the hardest part about basketball?
: Learning the plays and understanding the game.

Question: What do you miss the most about Georgia when you’re not there?
: The atmosphere and the people. Everybody’s different and have their own styles.

Question: If you were writing your own bio, how would you describe your game?
: Exciting, fast, energetic … maybe scary at moments. A thrilling player.

Question: Do you have any hidden talents?
: I write raps.

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