Get to Know Daphne Corboz
Q: How would you describe a typical day in your shoes?
A: Fun! If you like soccer and learning!
Q: What is your favorite memory from your soccer career?
A: Too many to pick a favorite
Q: Coffee or Tea?
Q: What is your favorite hometown restaurant?
A: My mother’s cooking is better than any restaurant.
Q: Who is your soccer idol?
A: Thierry Henry.
Q: What is something that most people do not know about you?
A: Every morning I play chess on an app.
Q: Do you have any siblings? If so, tell us about him/her/them.
A: I have a brother, Mael, 22, who has his degree in Engineering and is currently playing for Duisburg in third division in the Bundesliga, and a sister, Rachel, 20, who is studying and playing soccer at Georgetown University.
Q: If you could fly anywhere in the world, where would you go and why?
A: I would go to France to visit my grandmother. However, my dream destination is Tanzania because I want to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro.
Q: What do you enjoy doing most with you family?
A: Hiking. Also, my mother doesn’t play soccer with us, but I love to play soccer tennis with my brother against my sister and my father.
Q: PB&J or Grilled Cheese?
A: Grilled Cheese
Q: What is your favorite quote? What does it mean to you?
A: I don’t have a favorite quote, but I really like this quote from Michelle Obama, who is my idol. I am strong believer that education can solve many problems.
“Empower yourself with a good education, then get out there and use that education to build a country worthy of your boundless promise.” -Michelle Obama
Q: How old were you when you started playing soccer?
Q: Who is your favorite actor/actress?
A: Emma Watson.
Q: What is your favorite emoji?
A: I don’t use emojis.
Q: Rate yourself on a scale from 1 to 10 on how happy you are on a daily basis: (1 being the least, 10 being the happiest)
Q: If you could have one super power, what would you chose and why?
A: I want to be a doctor so I would choose the power of healing.
Q: Do you have any superstitions that you follow? If so, what are they?
A: I don’t really have any superstitions. I do put my left shin guard, sock, and cleat before my right.
Q: Who is your favorite author?
A: Sue Monk Kidd and JK Rowling.
Q: If you could have any job in the world, what would you chose and why?
A: Professional soccer player and doctor!
Q: If you could tell your 12 year old self one thing, what would it be?
A: Enjoy every moment!