Meet Your Islanders: Marquesha Anderson-Sparks, Women's Basketball

Marquesha Anderson-Sparks is a sophomore on the Texas A&M - Corpus Christi women's basketball team. She is in her first year with the Islanders after playing a year at Blinn Junior College in Brenham, Texas, for coach Jeff Jenkins. Anderson-Sparks led her team to an 18-13 record while beating three ranked teams and averaged 10 points per game.

Read what Anderson-Sparks had to say to GoIslanders.com. 
 

Q: What are your hobbies?

A: Besides basketball, my hobbies are dancing and photo editing.

Q: Did you take your mother's and father's last names?

A: Yes, my mother's last name is Anderson and my father's last name is Sparks.

Q: Your nickname is Q. When and why did people start calling you that?

A: At Blinn during my first year of JUCO my name was too complicated for them, so they started to call me Q.

Q: Who is your favorite basketball player?

A: Kobe Bryant

Q: Communications is your major what do you want to do with your degree when you graduate?

A: I want to have my own talk show or do sports broadcasting.

Q: What quote would best describe you?

A: "Live every day like it's your last." I like it because people take their lives for granted. Tomorrow isn't promised.

Q: When did you start playing basketball?

A: I started playing in the seventh grade. My dad used to play and it runs in the family.

Q: Are you a big twitter fan? If so, who do you like to follow?

A: Yes. I like to follow Kevin Hart. He's hilarious.

Q:  If you could have any super hero powers what would it be, and why?

A: To transport, so you could go where you want to and whenever.

Q: There's a rumor that you like dance, what type of dancing do you like? Is that something you would want to do further on after school?

A: I like to choreograph dances and so yes that is something I would want to do further on after school. I want to be a background dancer for Usher.

Q: Who do you look up to as a role model?

A: I would probably have to say my dad and Michael Jordan.

Q: What's the best part about playing for Texas A&M - Corpus Christi?

A: Becoming close with girls you don't know and being part of a team.

Q: What is one random fact about yourself?

A: I'm the top player on dance control worldwide.

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Beach or Snow: Snow
Mac or PC: Mac
Twitter or Facebook: Twitter
Movies or Music:  Music