Full name: Tysen Liu
City: San Jose, CA
What sport(s) do you play?
Why do you enjoy swimming?
Because I get to race people and it is both a team and an individual sport.
What’s the best advice you’ve received from a coach or role model?
To always have fun during the race.
What’s your best sports moment or memory?
When I got my first JO cut (six of them at once two weeks ago) and far western cut.
What is your biggest sports-related goal?
I want to go to the Olympics and race the 200 IM.
Who is your favorite athlete?
Michael Phelps and Kobe Bryant.
Make an acronym out of your name:
What’s your favorite subject in school?
Social studies because you get to learn about ancient societies like Mesopotamia.
What is your best talent?
Swimming and playing video games. I love Clash Royale, it’s a strategy game related to Clash of Clans.
If I gave you three wishes, what would they be?
First, I’d ask for an infinite amount of wishes! Then, I’d buy a new house in Hawaii and finally, I’d want my mom to live forever.
What age are you most excited to be and why?
Anything above 12 because you are stronger and faster.
What’s your favorite thing to do with friends or family?
Watch a movie. My favorite movie is Finding Dory.
What’s your most prized possession?
If you could have one superpower what would it be?
Where is your favorite place to visit or travel?
If you became president, what’s the first thing you'd do?
What’s one thing people would be surprised to know about you?
I’m addicted to my iPhone - I play games and watch movies non-stop.
What do you think it means to be a good person?
To be respectful and caring and treat others the way you want to be treated.