Wednesday, June 25, 2014
The Moultrie News and Mount Pleasant Recreation Department (MPRD) come together each week to feature a local track or cross-country athlete from East Cooper as part of MPRD spotlight.
Jayla Grant, 12, is a member of the Mount Pleasant Track Club. She competes in the shot put and discus throw.
If you could be anyone for a day, who would you be?
Grant: Gabrielle Douglas
What's your favorite Mount Pleasant restaurant?
G: TGI Fridays
What's the best moment of your athletic career?
G: Winning state in shot put and discus.
What's the best advice you've received from a coach?
G: Keep your arms straight when you come out of the circle.
What do you look forward to most about being an adult?
G: Being on my own.
What are the most difficult, and what are the most fun aspects of track?
G: The most difficult is getting the technique down and most fun is being part of a team.
What is your favorite TV show?
G: “Friday” and “Hit the Floor”
If you could have dinner with any three people, who would you choose?
B: Gabrielle Douglas, Beyonce and Chris Brown.