October 2011

Kelly Derby, Senior-Volleyball

Major: Sociology

Q:   What would you like to do with your major?

A:    I will be attending graduate school for my master’s in Counselor Education. After I graduate, I would like to be an elementary school counselor.

Q:   How do you manage your athletic, academic, and personal responsibilities?

A:    Time management and setting my priorities. My parents have always emphasized the importance of an education, so it has been instilled in me since I was a kid.

Q:   Do you have a quote or philosophy that you live by?

A:    “Live for today, because tomorrow is never promised”.

Q:   What has been your best moment (to date) while playing for ECU?

A:    Winning all-tournament team 3 times this season.

Q:   What advice would you give to future ECU student-athletes?

A:    Try not to let the pressure of everything get to you. There is enough time for everything and there are plenty of people available who want to help you.

 

FUN FACTS

  • Born and raised in Chapel Hill, NC
  • Attended Chapel Hill High School
  • Has an older brother and younger sister
  • Likes to hang out with friends, listen to music, and dancing
  • Favorite color: Pink
  • Favorite food: Chocolate
  • Favorite movie: Love & Basketball
  • Best vacation: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico