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What the BLANK with Xavier O’Brien


Written by Garrett Ruggieri

What sport are you a part of?

Track and Field.

Which events do you run?

60m, 60m Hurdles, 100m, 110m Hurdles, 200m, 400m, 400m Hurdles, 4x100m Relay, 4x400m Relay.

Where are you from?

South Brunswick, NJ

What is your favorite meal in Commons?

Lomo Saltado.

Who is the funniest teammate?

Kyle Bland, by far.

What is your favorite thing about campus?

Playing basketball with the boys.

If you could grab a meal with any person in the world, who would it be?

Kendall Jenner.

Long bus ride to a road meet, what music are you listening to to get ready?

I have a whole playlist on Apple Music called The Ride playlist and The Track playlist. 

Who is your favorite professor?

Katie Elmore.

Pepsi or Coke?

I don’t like either, they’re trash. Ginger Ale for the win.

What are you looking forward to for the season?

Hanging out with my teammates and going on away meets. Definitely trying to get to nationals, that’s the goal. 

If you could pick a theme song for your team this season, what would it be?

Boom Boom Pow. People might think that I’m weird for that but it’s a vibe. 

What are you asking Santa for Christmas this year?

A black Nike tech suit and maybe some sneakers. 

What is your favorite Christmas tradition?

The lunch I have with my mom, we always have a seafood lunch.