Name: MichelleHometown: Fremont, Calif.School: UCLAYear: SeniorMajor: Economics and French
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I love my school, but I almost went to: UCSB
My best physical feature is: My smile because it's just like my mom's.
If I had to watch one movie on loop for ever, it would be: Love and Basketball.
If you looked at the "most played" songs on my iPod, you'd see a lot of: The Dream and Bobby Valentino.
My worst habit is: Eating when I'm not even hungry!
My gameday superstitions are: I don't really have any superstitions, but I check at least 10 times to make sure I have parts of my uniform, pom-poms, etc., before I leave my place.
I'd love to trade places for a day with: Nicole Scherzinger.
The talent I'd most like to have that I don't possess is: I'd do anything to be able to sing!
These three things top my bucket list: Travel to France, the Bahamas and Italy.
I'd want my last meal to be: A Filipino dish called "Sinigang."
The most embarrassing thing that's ever happened to me during a game is: Running onto the football field at the wrong time during my first game.
Three things I'd take to a desert island are: Water, floss, and a cell phone.
My favorite sport and professional sports teams are: I love basketball! I don't follow professional sports too often, but I don't mind rooting for the Lakers.
My one guilty pleasure is: Cookies-and-cream ice cream.
My celebrity crush is: Dwayne Johnson.
Five people I'd like to have dinner with (living or dead) are: President Obama, John Wooden, my grandparents and Terry Cruise.
My friends would be surprised to know that I: In general, nobody guesses that I'm half Filipino and half white.
The next risk I want to take is: Whatever I choose to do after graduation is a risk in and of itself!
The reality show I'd do best on is: Dancing with the Stars.
The worst date I've ever been on was: Luckily, I haven't been on a bad date yet.
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