Student-Athlete Profile - Jazz Covington, Women's Basketball
July 14, 2004
|#12 Jazz Covington
6-3 * Freshman * Center
Adel, Ga. (Cook HS)
Post-college ambition: Architecture and maybe the WNBA
Person with greatest influence on my career: Rhonda Covington (mother)
Biggest Thrill in Sports: Will be winning a national championship at U of L
Athlete I most admire: Ben Wallace
Hobbies and outside interests: Music
Favorite movie: Run Down
Favorite TV Show: Cosby's
Favorite musical group(s): Troup, Anthony Hamilton, Jodeci, Mary J. Blige
Favorite type of food: Collard greens, ribs and yellow rice
Favorite class: Math and art
Favorite book: Skinny Women Are Evil by Monique
Favorite funny movie quote: "Step into the light Caroline"
Person I'd most like to meet: Brother in Germany
Three words that describe me best: Fun, focused, quiet
Best advice I have gotten about sports: It's just a game!
If they filmed a movie of my life ... It would star Vivica A. Fox and be called "All That Jazz"
If I could have dinner with three people (current, historical, fictional) it would be: Morris Chestnut, Omar Epps and Al Green
Why I chose U of L: All of the wonderful people, the campus and the city
Best part about being an athlete: Getting to know A LOT of people
The moment I realized I was really good at my sport was ... Am I good? Probably at around the age of 10 when I played with the older GUYS at the park
If I won the lottery, I would use the money for: Charity. Then I'd give my Mom the best life she can ever have and lastly I would buy a gym or something.
The strangest thing that ever happened to me while I was competing in my sport: I yawned while I was at the free throw line and while I was playing defense.