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Get to Know: Erin Peoples, guard


Brooke Phillips: What is your favorite thing to do on a rainy day?

Erin Peoples: Watch romantic movies like The Notebook, Dear John, Twilight and A Walk to Remember.


BP: When was the moment you knew basketball was your sport?

EP: I’ve been playing all my life, so there really wasn’t a moment. I started playing when I was 4.


BP: What is your favorite piece of advice you’ve ever recieved?

EP: Always work hard for what you want and don’t let anybody get in the way.


BP: What was the last compliment you received and from whom?

EP: I got called beautiful by my boyfriend.


BP: What is your favorite childhood memory?

EP: When I went to Disney World with my family for three weeks when I was around the age of 11.


BP: Tell me about the best vacation you’ve ever been on.

EP: Disney World.


BP: What is your guilty pleasure?

EP: I love pickles. Kosher dill pickles—either spears or whole.


BP: If you had to live without one of your five senses, what would it be and why?

EP: Probably hearing, because, if I can see and I can taste, then I’m OK.


BP: If you could live in a book, TV show or movie, which one would it be and why?

EP: In a TV show, I would live in The Big Bang Theory because it’s funny. I wouldn’t have one character I would want to be. I would want to be all of them. I’d be a combination of all of them.


BP: What is something that makes you happy?

EP: Josh, my boyfriend. He’s always there for me, he’s supportive and he’s everything.


BP: What animal best describes you?

EP: A tiger, because I’m always on the prowl.


BP: Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

EP: Hopefully still playing basketball, but married with one kid—not two just yet. I want to be settled down and just enjoying life.


BP: What is something you love about yourself?

EP: I have a big heart. I’m very genuine. When I care about something, I give my all to whoever or whatever it is.


BP: If you could master one skill, what would it be?

EP: A Rubik’s Cube and just be a genius.


BP: Describe your idea of a perfect day.

EP: Waking up, having a nice breakfast and going to the park. Hopefully I’ll have a dog, so I’ll walk my dog at the park, come home, have lunch, relax and watch a little TV. Later, go to dinner with my boyfriend, come home and watch more TV, maybe exercise a little during the day and rest.