Meet the Athlete: Jorge Sena

Published 10:33 am Thursday, December 27, 2012

Buck Monson/Albert Lea Tribune Jorge Sena plays in a basketball game earlier this season. Sena is one of the Tigers’ captains. -- Buck Monson/Albert Lea Tribune

Q: What year are you in school?
A: Senior.

Q: What school do you attend?
A: Albert Lea.

Q: Who is in your immediate family?
A: Mom, Augustina Estrala; dad, Jorge; sister, Jennifer; brothers, Miguel, Jonathan and David.

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Q: What sports are you involved in?
A: Basketball.

Q: How did you get started in basketball?
A: Just from playing with my dad when I was young.
Q: What is your number?
A: No. 12.

Q: Did your parents play sports when they were younger?
A: My mom played volleyball and tennis. My dad played football and basketball.

Q: Do you have siblings that play or have played any sports?
A: My sister did play volleyball, but just for a year or two.

Q: What are your sports-related achievements?
A: I am a captain on the basketball team this year and just working hard on playing the game.

Q: What is your sports-related goal?
A: To go far as a team this year.

Q: Who is your favorite professional athlete? Why?
A: Dwayne Wade because I have been watching him since he was a rookie and I like his style and energy.

Q: What is your favorite school subject?
A: I would say probably math or history because they are subjects that I am interested in.

Q: Who is your favorite teacher?
A: Todd Collins because I’ve been with him since I was a freshman.

Q: What are your hobbies?
A: Going out with friends and practicing basketball a lot.

Q: What is your dream job?
A: Something around sports, any sport. Maybe a trainer.

Q: What is your favorite movie?
A: “Coach Carter.”

Q: What is your favorite food?
A: Chipotle. I love it.

Q: What is an interesting fact about you?
A: I lift every day to get stronger every day.