Q-and-A with Amy Jendra, Andrew volleyball
October 1, 2012 6:52PM
Amy Jendra, of Andrew. | Gary Middendorf~For Sun-Times Media
Updated: November 3, 2012 6:13AM
Amy Jendra, 17, of Tinley Park, is in her second season as a libero on Andrew varsity volleyball.
What’s it like playing in the SouthWest Suburban Conference?
It’s really exciting because it’s all really good competition. When we play each other they’re always close matches. It’s really fun.
What opponent makes you lose sleep the night before the match?
Anyone from Sandburg, because those are our biggest rivals.
What opponent would you just love to have as a teammate?
Dana Van Dyck (Lincoln-Way East). She’s a really good libero. We went to the same grammar school. I think it would be fun to learn from each other.
If you could be one of your teammates for a day, who would it be?
Baylee Panfil, because she’s really tall. I think it would be different to see what they do at practice compared to what the liberos do.
What happens when you get mad?
(Laughing) I usually take it out on my family. I’ll come home and not talk to anyone, or if somebody does ask me a question I’ll give them attitude.
What is your earliest childhood memory?
When we were really little I always remember going to Disney World.
What bad habits do you wish you could change?
On the court I crack my knuckles a lot. When I’m nervous I’ll bite my nails.
What’s the first thing you look for when meeting someone for the first time?
Their sense of humor.
Your dream celebrity prom date?
Chad Michael Murray. One of my favorite movies is “The Cinderella Story”.
What’s your career goal?
I want to be a special-ed teacher, like for first, second grade.
As told to Tony Baranek