20 Questions With Jeannette Nieto

Dec. 28, 2004

Q: What is your favorite distance/stroke?
A: 200 freestyle

Q: Greatest U.S. swimmer of all-time - Mark Spitz or Michael Phelps?
A: Phelps. Spitz's records have been broken.

Q: What was your most thrilling athletic experience?
A: Winning Pac-10s

Q: Do you have any pre-meet superstitions?
A: I never try on my racing suit before meet day

Q: What was your most memorable road trip as a Bruin and why?
A: The Husky invite my freshman year. Kellin and I laughed non-stop, plus I swam well.

Q: Who are your three favorite Los Angeles athletes?
A: Dave Roberts, Annette Salmeen and Kevin Jordan

Q: Who is your favorite UCLA athlete in any sport, excluding anyone on your team?
A: My best friend Nicolette on the women's water polo team

Q: What's your nickname?
A: 'J Nizzle'

Q: If you weren't a swimmer, what other sport would you play?
A: Probably another individual sport like tennis

Q: What is your craziest ambition?
A: To be president

Q: Bush or Kerry?
A: Bush

Q: What is your internet home page?
A: Fox News Channel

Q: Best movie you've ever seen
A: Moulin Rouge or Chicago

Q: Favorite sports movie
A: Remember The Titans or Miracle

Q: Who is your celebrity dream date?
A: Mark Moulder

Q: What is your biggest pet peeve?
A: Slow drivers, people driving next to me ... just all around TRAFFIC!!

Q: What is your most unusual talent?
A: I can balance two forks on a toothpick

Q: Describe yourself in three words
A: Christian, driven, picky

Q: What is your favorite UCLA class?
A: Any Poli-Sci class with John Zaller; he's the best

Q: What was your best Christmas gift this year?
A: A new phone!!

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