Get to Know Daphne Corboz

  • February 14, 2017

Photo Credit: Frank H. Conlon/For The Star-Ledger

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?
A: 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?
A: 7.

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)
A:  10!

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!