Editor’s note: This is a regular feature profiling senior athletes at Bryant High School.
NAME: Jana Collins
PARENTS’ NAMES: Carol and Mike Collins
SIBLINGS: I have a married sister, Kayla Hodshire. She’s 25.
FAVORITE SUBJECT IN SCHOOL: English
FAVORITE SPARE TIME ACTIVITY: Hanging out with friends and family
FAVORITE FOOD: Any country-style foods
FAVORITE MOVIE: Alice In Wonderland
FAVORITE TV SHOW: Keeping Up With The Kardashians
WHAT WAS YOUR FAVORITE TOY AS A KID? My baby doll, Maggie
WHAT ARE YOUR PLANS AFTER HIGH SCHOOL? Cosmetology school and hope to own my own boutique and have my own make-up line.
OTHER THAN YOUR PARENTS, WHO HAS HAD THE BIGGEST INFLUENCE ON YOUR LIFE? HOW? (Cheer coach) Karen Scarlett because she pushes us and gets what needs to be done . . . done.
FAVORITE THING ABOUT CHEER: Football season and performing at competitions.
THOUGHTS ON SEASON SO FAR: It’s going good. We worked really hard to win State and now we have to stay focused for Nationals.
WHAT’S BEEN THE HIGHLIGHT TO THE SEASON SO FAR? Winning State
WHAT’S IT GOING TO TAKE FOR THE TEAM TO BE SUCCESSFUL AT NATIONALS? Practice, attitude, and being flawless in the routine.
INDIVIDUALLY, WHAT ABOUT YOUR PERFORMANCES ARE YOU MOST CONFIDENT ABOUT? Opening stunt
WHAT DO YOU WORK HARDEST TO IMPROVE? The Elite stunt
AFTER YOU’RE THROUGH CHEERING AT BHS, WHAT DO YOU THINK YOU’LL REMEMBER MOST FONDLY ABOUT IT? Winning State, Friday night lights and friends I’ve made.