Q-and-A with Jenee Graham

Jan. 3, 2006

What did you enjoy most about the San Francisco trip?
“Being with my teammates and seeing the sites. My favorite was the Golden Gate Bridge.”

What is your favorite sitcom rerun to watch?
“Family Guy. I even wrote a school paper comparing the show to The Simpsons.”

What was your first job as a child? Did you like it?
“My first job was at a pizza place. I liked it because I got free pizza and cookie dough.”

Which technological advancement do you not have yet, that you really want?
“I would have to say TIVO, because I don’t have it and I miss a lot of my favorite shows with basketball games.”

Do you have any impulse buys when you are at the store? If so, what are they?
“Any type of clothing that catches my eye. I have a problem with shopping a little too much.”

If you could be on a game show, past or present, which would it be and why?
“Well I have three that I would love to be on. The Gauntlet on MTV because I think I would dominate. And that one show that used to be on Nickelodeon, The Legends of the Hidden Temple. The kids on there always have the best obstacle course to go through. And last, but not least, American Gladiators. I just think I could hold my own on any of those shows.”

Which actress would you pick to play you in a movie about your life and why?
“Sanaa Lathan from Love and Basketball, just because I think she’s a great actress.”

What is your favorite Christmas carol and why?
“`All I Want for Christmas’, the one from the movie Love Actually that Olivia Olsen sings. I like it because it a good song and I can sing it.”

What do you like most about the University of Iowa?
“The things I like most are the academic setting, the beautiful campus, facilities and the women’s basketball team.”

What was the best concert you’ve been to?
“I have never been to a concert.”

Who is your favorite Family Guy main character?
“Stewie is my favorite character because he consistently tries to take over the world. He also talks a lot even though no one listens… kind of like me.”