Sunday, March 7, 2010

Get to know Aminah Charles

Aminah Charles is the representative from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC). A Volleyball Student-Athlete at Hampton University, she graduated with a degree in Sports Management.

How long have you been on National SAAC?
2 Years

How did you become involved with SAAC?
I became involved during my sophomore year after learning about SAAC as a freshman from senior leaders on the team. They gave such positive feedback about the group of student-athletes on the committee and I really just wanted to be a part of this great group of people who worked hard to make the student athlete experience amazing.

What's one cool thing your campus SAAC does that makes you unique?
Every year we do a Penny Drive and raise money for a different charity. We also pay a visit and do community service at a charity or organization we select.

What is your favorite memory from National SAAC?
It would have to be my first meeting in Indianapolis. Everyone said I would grow close to the members in a week’s time than I had to anyone before, and it was so true!

What is the best thing about being a D1 Athlete?
We are D1, so we set the bar!

Favorite food?

Favorite TV show?
Greys Anatomy

Favorite Musical Artist?

Favorite Pro Sports Team?
Cleveland Cavs

If you could meet one person in the world, who would it be?

Place you’ve never been that you’d love to visit?

The actor who plays you in the movie version of your life?
Gabrielle Union


One interesting fact about yourself?
I love to sing and dance...and I'm not good at either!

What are some of your career goals?
Work for one of the world’s biggest sports brands in sport marketing or brand marketing.

Thanks for reading and come back next week to read about Anne Morrison, a women’s rower from Cal State, Sacramento who enjoys Glee and throwing pottery.

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