Getting to Know:

GO HUSKIES Jordyn  Bowen
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Jordyn Bowen
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Jan. 20, 2014

The Northern Illinois University softball team is 18 days away from its season opener against Louisville Feb. 7 in the FAU "Kickoff Classic" in Boca Raton, Fla. From now until Opening Day, fans can get to know all 18 members of the NIU softball team on NIUHuskies.com. Today's Huskie is freshman Jordyn Bowen.

Favorite Food/Meal:
My grandma's BBQ pulled pork

Favorite Movie:
Hunger Games

Favorite Sports Movie:
The Sandlot

Favorite Professional Athlete:
Michael Jordan

Best Sports Memory at NIU:
Watching the football team on TV play in the Orange Bowl last year

Favorite Professional Sports Team:
The Chicago Cubs

Favorite Cartoon (current or as a child):
Tinker Bell

Favorite Book:
The entire Hunger Games series

Favorite Music Artist:
Zac Brown Band

Favorite TV Show:
I don't really watch TV

Biggest Celebrity Crush:
Channing Tatum

Favorite Road Trip (sports or non-sports):
When I went to California with my softball team and family

Hobbies:
Hanging out with friends, family and playing softball

Dream Vacation:
Somewhere tropical and beautiful

If I Won the Lottery I Would...:
Move somewhere and enjoy life

Favorite City:
Chicago!!!

Favorite Sport Outside of Softball:
If I'm playing then it's basketball

Person Who Has Influenced Me Life the Most:
My mom, she has always been a great role model

Someday I Would Like to Meet:
My future husband

Favorite Quote:
"Your life begins at the end of your comfort zone."

Favorite Subject in School (K-8th Grade):
P.E.

Favorite Class (High School or NIU):
Ceramics

Growing Up I Wanted to Be...:
A successful business women

Nicknames:
Jo, J-bow

 

 

Hidden Talent:
I drive a stick shift car

If I Could Have Dinner with Three People in History (not alive) it would be...:
My grandpa, my uncle and my great grandpa

Greatest Childhood Fear:
Snakes

Favorite Part About Being A Student-Athlete at NIU:
The relationships I share with other people

People Think I Look Like:
When I was younger people thought I looked like Cameron Diaz

Favorite Road Stadium:
Not sure yet. Looking forward to my first game at NIU.