Q&A with Griffin Ray

Name
Griffin Ray

Your School
Hillsboro

Your Hometown
Hillsboro, Missouri

What age were you when you started wrestling?
6

Who was your first coach?
John Akers

What’s your favorite meal you love to eat?
Steak and potatoes

What is your favorite food to eat the night before a big competition?
Steak and potatoes

Are you in any other sports, if so which?
Football

What’s been the one match you remember the most?
My 3rd place match at 2021 state championships.

Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
Rich.

What one word describes you?
Savvy

What is your greatest strength?
Wrestling

How do you define success?
Success is when u reach someone that you have worked hard for years.

How does wrestling make you a better student or person?
It makes you very discipline and wrestling teaches you many forms of respect.

How do you and your teammates make practice fun?
Practice isn’t fun. But it’s not supposed to be in my opinion. That’s what tournaments are for.

What is your favorite song to listen to prior to a match?
To the top by lil baby

What qualities make a teammate a good team captain?
Someone who can take control of a room and continues to be likes by everyone.

Who has inspired you as a wrestler?
Cary Kolat

What do you think?