Up Close: Kiki Berrett

Kiki Berrett has been a key contributor on vault for the Cougars this season. (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

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Nickname(s): Kiks

Favorite cold cereal: Honey Bunches Of Oats, Cracklin Oat Bran

Favorite Brad Cattermole quote: "Quit getting your knickers in a twist."

I chose gymnastics over other sports because: I love to be able to do things that look impossible and I love to compete

Before a meet I: listen to music and visualize

How did I spend my off-season: went to New York with my mom

Who has had the greatest influence on my gymnastics career and why: My parents and grandparents. They have always believed in me and told me I could do whatever I set my heart to.

What do I want to be doing 20 years from now: have a family

Who is the best gymnast/team I have ever faced: the girls in Moscow from the Moscow-Utah Games. They were the future Olympic Team.

People say I look like: Rachael McAdams or my mom

One place I would like to visit: the place where my mom lived in France and Italy

My favorite book is: Book Of Mormon

If I could play another sport it would be: Football, if girls played. Not powder-puff. I'm talking tackle!

My favorite professor or most interesting class I've taken at BYU: Performance Psychology

What is my most memorable athletic achievement or moment: Winning an award at the Moscow-Utah games for beam

If I had to give up all of my possessions except one, what would be the one thing I kept: Pictures

Favorite scripture: John 3:16

My favorite web site is: www.google.com

My advice to youngsters: Don't let people decide who you are going to be. You decide your future and what you are going to do to live out your dreams. Live your life to the fullest.

Interesting fact most people don't know about me: I hate odd numbers.

My favorite toy as a child was: The Fisher Price cash register. I liked money!!

If I were on "Who Wants to be a Millionaire," the person I'd call for my lifeline is and why: My mom. She seems to know everything, even when I don't tell her.

If I were hosting you on a recruiting visit to Provo, the most impressive thing I'd have to show you is: The BYU campus and the mountains.

If you could invite any three people to dinner who would they be: Parents, Grandparents and President Hinckley

On the day of a meet, how do your friends and relatives follow the meet: spend some time with the family over dinner, or if it is an out of town meet, we go and play!

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