Freshman John Kendrick was a three-year letter winner and All-American at Plano Senior HS. (Photo by Jaren Wilkey/BYU Photo)
Q: What or who is your inspiration?
A: My team inspires me
Q: Something no one would guess about you is?
A: I'm a big fan of cartoons
Q: What's your most extreme dream/goal?
A: To win Mountain West Conference
Q: What is your biggest accomplishment in life so far?
A: Making it to BYU
Q: Where do you see yourself in five years?
A: Still at BYU, swimming fast, getting ready to graduate
Q: How'd you get started in swimming?
A: I joined a summer league in Georgia when I was five, then when we moved to Texas at age nine, I joined a year-round club team and started to get serious
Q: Why swimming?
A: Because I love it
Q: How did you spend your off-season?
A: Hanging out and getting ready for the next season
Q: Do you have any pre-meet rituals?
A: I usually just eat oatmeal, and listen to Mormon Tabernacle Choir before the meet
Q: Do you have a good luck charm? If so, what is it?
Q: What do you do in your free time?
A: I really like wakeboarding, playing basketball, listening to music and hanging out with friends
Q: If you could invite any three people to dinner who would they be?
A: Michael Jordan, Hilary Duff, Dave Chappelle
Q: Who has had the greatest influence on your swimming
A: My parents
Q: What do you appreciate most about Coach Powers, Crump
A: Powers-The time and care that he puts into our team, and how he gets us ready to win
Nickname: Special K
Favorite cereal: Fruit Loops
Hero: Michael Phelps
One place you'd like to visit: England
Favorite movie: Anchorman
Favorite book: The DaVinci Code
Toughest part of swimming: Training with technique and pushing yourself to be better than you already are
Favorite Coach Powers, Krump or Russell quote: Powers- "Hey, want your back scratched Mac? No thanks Joe I already have a radio."