"The athlete I am nominating is Jillian Jensen, a member of the Northridge Unified bowling team that recently placed 5th at the state competition. Jillian is one of the most consistent bowlers we have. We can always count on her being ready to compete, and is a great teammate!" - Aimee Anderson, Coach
Student Name: Jillian Jensen
School: Northridge High School
Sport(s): Unified Bowling and Unified Basketball
Position(s): Bowler; Guard
Stats: 5th Place at State Championship for Unified Bowling
Tell us about your greatest athletic achievement to date:
"When I was helping the team be successful."
What are your goals for this season?
"To get better, of course!"
How do athletics make you a better student?
"They teach you to be a good teammate."
What mental tool do you use when you're under pressure?
"I like to listen to music when nervous or excited."
What is the best part about competing?
"It's just fun and always want to do more."
What are your career or college plans after you graduate high school?
"Get a job. Would like to work at Northridge and help other students."
What advice do you have for younger athletes who want to join your sport?
"I would show them how to bowl and to play the games."
What is your favorite song to listen to prior to competing?
"I like all of them, big fan of music."
What is your go-to Pre-Competition food?