Samantha has been with InSports team since the Summer of 2015. She is currently a senior at the University of North Dakota studying Business Marketing. Although she is in Grand Forks for the school year, she is still very involved with InSports by running the social media, website, and finding new creative ways to get kids involved! Before working with InSports she was a marketing intern with her schools athletic program for a year and a half. Learn more about Samantha!
What does InSports mean to you?
InSports means giving all kids the opportunity to be part of something. I have younger siblings and I couldn't image them growing up without the opportunity to play sports.
What has been your favorite InSports memory?
I have so many! One of the most rewarding InSports memory I have is meeting some of the St. Paul Saints scholarship recipients. I had the opportunity to meet Jalen and his family, they told me that Jalen was a very hard worker in his schoolwork and athletics and was very excited to have received the scholarship. The next day he was awarded 'player of the game'
It's awesome to see how much passion and enthusiasm kids have for sports at such a young age!
What do you like doing on your free time?
I love attending sporting events, especially Sioux hockey games and Twins games. I also enjoy being a hometown tourist with my little brother
If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
Anywhere! My list of places I would like to travel are endless
If you had 1,000,000 dollars to give away, how would you do it?
I would give it to InSports and underprivileged youth
Who is your favorite professional sports team?
Minnesota Wild and Minnesota Twins
Name one thing that people would be surprised to learn about you?
Every single one of my friends call me by my last name
If you could have dinner with 3 people, past or present, who would they be?
1. Babe Didrikson (Need to know her secret, no one can even come close to her multi-sport athleticism)
2. Harry Styles (Why not?)
3. God (I'd ask him why he made burgers and fries taste so good and vegetables taste like vegetables)
If you had one superpower what would it be?
Teleportation - it would come in handy on cold, snowy days!
What is your favorite form of exercise?
Outdoor yoga / hot yoga
What is the funniest thing you have heard a child say?
My little brother is 3 years old - everything he says is funny to me!