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Getting to know Maxine Beard
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Getting to know  Maxine Beard

Name: Maxine Beard
Sport: WBB
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Classification: Senior
Hometown: St. Louis, MO


How would your friends and family describe you?

Goofy, smart, and sarcastic

What movie can you watch over and over again?

White chicks

What are some of your interests outside of your sport?

Drawing and painting

Who is your favorite professional athlete?

Michael Jordan

What are you looking forward to the most this season?

Going to LV for Thanksgiving

Who do you look up to?


Who would you get to play you in a movie?

Sanaa Lathan

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

1992-1997, so I could see Michael Jordan play

What are some things that genuinely make you happy?

Food and comedy

What motivates you to work hard?

The feeling of succeeding at whatever I put my mind to

What’s your favorite holiday?


What is your proudest accomplishment up to this point?

Going from walk-on, to not on the team, to starter

Is there a quote you often recite or reflect on?

“ make it happen”