Getting to Know Tia Wooten
Sunday, January 8, 2017
Getting to Know Tia Wooten

Name: Tia Wooten
Sport: WBB
Major: Exercise Science
Classification: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Memphis, TN


How would your friends and family describe you?

Genuiene. Goofy, and driven

What movie can you watch over and over again?


What are some of your interests outside of your sport?

Chilling and eating

Who are your favorite professional athletes?

Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving

What are you looking forward to the most this season?

The crowds and the band at the home game

Who do you look up to?

My cousin

Do you have any family members playing (any sport) professionally or collegiately?

Jeremy Wooten at Selma (Men’s BB)

Who would you get to play you in a movie?


What’s your dream job?

Collegiate athletic director

If you could go back in time, what year would you go to? Why?

2014, my first year in high school when we won the state championships

What are some things that genuinely make you happy?

Seeing people around me doing good

What goals do you want to accomplish this season?

OVC championship, NCAA tourney

What motivates you to work hard?

My family

What’s your favorite holiday?

Christmas and Thanksgiving

What is your proudest accomplishment up to this point?

Pledging the first sorority in the world, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incoporated

Is there a quote you often recite or reflect on?

“ You have to be odd to be number one”