Get to Know: Austin’s Luis Nieto Vasquez
Luis Nieto Vasquez is a senior at Austin High School.
Q: What sports do you compete in?
A: I compete in football and wrestling.
Q: What’s your favorite sports memory?
A: Being able to go in my first varsity football game in my junior year.
Q: What have you learned from sports?
A: What I’ve learned from sports is that you must be committed to the sport and train out of season to show the coaches you care.
Q: Who is your biggest sports role model and why?
A: Gopher wrestler Gabel Stevenson. He shows he is committed to the sport and everything he says he does. He never doubts himself and like he says himself, he’s ruthless.
Q: If you could have a conversation with anyone, who would it be?
A: The Brands brothers, who coach the Iowa Hawkeye wrestling team.
Q: What is the biggest obstacle you’ve had to overcome?
A: Playing football later in the season and having to practice during a pandemic.
Q: What is your dream job?
A: Welder or working in construction.
Q: What is your favorite food?
Q: What are your plans after high school?
A: Join a union for welding and start working.
Q: How do you feel about living through a pandemic?
A: It just sucks that we can’t be in school and we can’t play sports how we used to.