Athlete Showcase: Niles’ Warren

Morgan Warren is a senior on the Niles track team.

What has been one of your greatest accomplishments as an athlete?

MW: Going to state as an individual.

What has been one of your biggest disappointments as an athlete?

MW: Not having more faith in myself like everyone else.

Who is a “hero” in your life and why?

MW: My hero is God. God has helped me overcome so many obstacles in sports and life.

When are you the most nervous while you are competing?

MW: Hearing the markings [distances].

Describe an embarrassing athletic moment.

MW: I threw a personal record my sophomore year and almost scratched it.

How do you tend to workout/train when by yourself?

MW: Playing other sports.

What other sport would you like to compete in if you were not playing yours?

MW: Basketball.

Why are sports an important part of a high school experience?

MW: Help create bonds and life-long relationships with teammates and coaches.

How would you give away $50,000?

MW: Give it to people who are less fortunate.

If you could be the head coach of a team for a year, what team would you choose?

MW: Connecticut women’s basketball.

If I did not play sports, I would…?

MW: Help manage the sports.

If you could change one rule about your sport, what would it be?

MW: Getting out of the pit anywhere.

What is the best compliment you have ever received?

MW: When I throw, people are drawn to how elegant I am.

What was the scariest thing you have had to do? Are you glad you did it?

MW: Trying new events. I am glad I did it because it pushed me to be good at it and overcome it.

What was the last thing you saw someone do that really impressed you?

MW: Give up their last of something for someone else to be happy.

What is your favorite hobby? Why?

MW: Eating, because I learn to make new foods.

Choose one word to describe yourself:

MW: Humble.