Get to Know Tara Hester
Do you have any nicknames? TarBear
What is something most people don’t know about you? I know more about Harry Potter than economics, which is my college major
Phrase you overuse the most? “What?”, because I try to multitask and hold a conversation at the same time but just end up failing
What is your greatest fear? Tripping flat on my face in public. It is a fear I’ve had to deal with on numerous occasions
What is your greatest non-athletic talent? Burping the alphabet
What is a non-athletic talent you’d like to have? Photographic memory. Exams would be a piece of cake.
Historical figure you’d like to meet? Fred Astaire. Singing and dancing would be involved
Athlete you admire the most? #23 on the Chicago Bears, Devin Hester. I wish we were actually related
What are you embarrassed to admit you watch? Disney Channel. All. The. Time.
What is your biggest pet peeve? I cannot stand the sound of people brushing their teeth unless it is an electronic toothbrush
Two words to describe you on the court: extremely sweaty
Two words to describe you off the court: random and nerdy
What is your favorite:
Movie? The Princess Bride
Dessert? Brittani Rendina’s Triple-chip-pileup Cookies
Song? A.J. Cushman’s rendition of “Part of Your World” from The Little Mermaid
TV show? Glee
Cartoon character? The Roadrunner, he’s so sneaky
Store at the mall? Gap, how boring
Bumper sticker? “Ever Stop to Think…And then forget to start again?”
What is the greatest thing about being a student-athlete? All the people you meet and interact with
What is the hardest thing about being a student-athlete? Time management and missing class for away trips
What is a must have on road trips? PILLOW! For the sleeper bus
Pre-game rituals? Dancing and Hoos cheer
Do you have any hidden talents? Yes, but they wouldn’t be hidden if I told you.
If a movie were made of your life, which actress would you want to play you? Jo
Are you a morning person or night owl? People always say “good morning”, but I have wonder, what is so good about it?
Peanut butter – crunchy or smooth? I can’t decide. But now I want to eat a spoonful of peanut butter…. Which ever type I can get my hands on