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National Team Profile: Danielle Wassell

By Bill Kellick | May 15, 2017, 10:50 a.m. (ET)

 

Our latest installment of profiles with our 2017 Senior National Team members features female finweight Danielle Wassell of New Caney, Texas.

1. What is your hometown best known for? 
Danielle:
 NASA Space Center, premiere medical facilities, an oil and gas industry hub, and professional sports. 

2. Celebrity you'd most like to meet? 
Danielle:
 Luke Bryan. 

3. Funniest teammate? 
Danielle: 
Alyssa Burks

4. Favorite thing to eat? 
Danielle:
 Ice cream. 

5. Other than family, who would you like to invite to complete a dinner foursome (individuals can be dead or alive)? 
Danielle:
 My best friends from school. 

6. If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be? 
Danielle:
 Maui, Hawaii. 

7. After a long trip outside the country, what would be your ideal first meal back in the States? 
Danielle:
 Fajitas. 

8. Are you a morning person, afternoon person or night person? 
Danielle:
 None of the above. 

9. What is the one luxury item that you could not do without? 
Danielle:
 My Pillow Pet. 

10. Sport you're best at other than taekwondo? 
Danielle:
 Cross country.



11. Top songs on your phone or music service? 
Danielle:
 Anything country western. 

12. TV show you can't miss, even when out of the country? 
Danielle:
 "The White Princess", "Reign"  or "The Bachelor/Bachelorette"

13. Best place you've ever visited? 
Danielle:
 Yosemite National Park. 

14. What is the first thing you notice about someone when you first meet? 
Danielle:
 Their eyes. 

15. If you could trade lives with anyone for one day, who would that be? 
Danielle: 
A Disney character. 

16. Last meme you sent or received? 
Danielle:
 The 2016 PSAT memes. 

17. Who would play you in a movie? 
Danielle:
 I would hope Kate Hudson. 

18. Favorite pro team in the U.S.? 
Danielle:
 Houston Texans. 

19. You never leave the house without? 
Danielle:
 Nothing. I tend to forget most things. 

20. Name three things that most people do not know about you? 
Danielle:
 
1. My teammates and I won the TAPPS 4A Girls State Championships in cross country in 2014 and 2016.
2. My favorite subject is English (AP English with one of my favorite teachers, Mrs. Seanz).
3. I love to read.

 
 

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Danielle Wassell