Get to Know the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) is a fall Q&A feature profiling Summit League SAAC representatives. These SAAC representatives provide a glimpse into their personal life away from their sport and what it is like being a student-athlete.
In this week's installment, a junior setter on the Fort Wayne volleyball team, Victoria Mills, is profiled.
Name: Victoria Mills
School: Fort Wayne
Hometown: Elkhart, Ind.
High School: Elkhart Memorial
Major: Economics and Marketing
What is your favorite vacation spot? Jamaica
What is currently on your music play list? Sorry Not Sorry by Demi Lovato
What is your funniest memory from youth sports? I chest bumped a boy to the ground in co-ed youth soccer because he kept pushing me around.
Which actor/actress would play you in a movie? Selena Gomez
What do you remember about your first college competition? I tried really hard to not trip in front of everyone.
Who was your favorite athlete growing up? Misty May Treanor, because she was at the top of the volleyball community.
Who is your favorite professional sports team? Chicago Bulls
What are three things in life you couldn't live without? Makeup, inhaler, and chocolate
Which three people would you want to have dinner with (current or historical)? Selena Gomez, Will Smith, and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.
What is your favorite television show or movie? The movie, "Radio".
What is the best advice you've ever received? Blaze your own path.
What attracted you to your institution? My teammates, close to home, and my major.
What has been your most memorable moment as a student-athlete? Exploring downtown New York City with the team.
What is the greatest lesson you have learned from being a student-athlete? Going above and beyond.
What is your favorite spot on campus? The Skybridge
What is your dream job/career? To have my own fashion and beauty line.
Your most prized possession is? Stuffed dog "Hilary" from when I was a kid.
If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be? Downtown Manhattan! I love the city.
If you could have one superpower what would it be and why? To be able to stop, fast forward and reverse time. I could sleep in longer in the morning.
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