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Student Spotlight: Stephanie Morales

Student Spotlight: Stephanie Morales

Major: Biology

Sport: Volleyball

Year: First Year

Were you named after anyone?

No, but I think my dad chose my name.


Does your name have special meaning?

I have been told that my name means crown.


Where did you grow up?

I grew up in Miami, Florida

Who did you look up to growing up?

Growing up I had many people that I looked up to or admired but I would mainly say my older sister Amanda. 

What is your favorite childhood memory?

One of my favorite childhood memories is when I went ziplining in Costa Rica. 

How long have you been competing in your sport?

I have been competing in Volleyball for around 8 years.

What/who got you into your sport?

My P.E. coach (who was also the school's volleyball coach) asked me to start playing when we finished our volleyball unit for P.E. class. 

What is your favorite thing about your sport?

My favorite thing would have to be meeting new people through tournaments, competing against teams from all over the world, and being able to play with my friends. 

What is your favorite color?


What is your favorite food/drink?

My favorite food is croquetas de jamon!

What is song do you have on repeat right now?

A song that has recently become one of my favorites is Vaina Loca by Ozuna featuring Manuel Turizo.

What is something you want to do before you graduate?

I want to learn to speak Spanish fluently!

What is your favorite class this semester and why?

My favorite class this semester is Chemistry. I am a STEM major so any science class is fun for me and I especially like doing chem labs.