Getting to Know...Alanna Deakin

Getting to Know...Alanna Deakin

X-Women track & field sprinter/jumper Alanna Deakin is the latest athlete featured in our Getting to Know your X-Women and X-Men series throughout the summer. Alanna is a third year Human Kinetics student from Dubai, UAE.

If I could be StFX President for a day I would?
Tweet from Kent MacDonald's Twitter!

A unique talent or skill I have is?
Still figuring that out!

When I am not studying or playing my sport, in my spare time I like to?
Visit the beaches

If I could have lunch with anyone in the world, it would be with?
Ellen Degeneres

My biggest pet peeve is?
Hearing you CHEW when you eat !

My dream job is?
Being my own boss

If I could compete in any other sport at StFX it would be?
I would love to have had played volleyball at X!!

If I could come out at the start of a game to an entrance song, it would be?
Anything Beyonce

Something interesting about my hometown is?
It gets up to 50 C in the Summer!

My favorite moment to date as a StFX student-athlete is?
Receiving the Rookie of the Year award after taking my first year off from sports

FAVORITE class:  Fitness with Kelly Thompson for sure!
FAVORITE place to study:  You won't find me in the library during exam season
FAVORITE food:  Ben & Jerry's 2 for 10$ at shoppers!
FAVORITE summer activity:  Anything which requires being outside
FAVORITE animated movie:  Incredibles 2 was SO GOOD
FAVORITE social media platform:  Instagram 10000% @lanideakin
FAVORITE TV show:  Keeping up with the Kardashians or Grey's Anatomy
FAVORITE item of clothing:  Cool sweaters/jackets
FAVORITE mobile app:  Whatsapp so I can talk to friends and family all over the world!
FAVORITE pro sports team:  Blue Jays
FAVORITE pro sports athlete:  Derek Drouin