BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Connor Splaine is a senior at Governor Livingston High School. Splaine is taking a rigorous course load and throws shot put on the track team. Working hard throughout the fall, he holds himself to high standards and works to balance his workload and sports.
Q: Where do you work?
A: I am a soccer referee.
Q: What's your favorite class?
A: AP Econ.
Q: Do you have any siblings?
A: Yes, I have three older sisters.
Q: Where do you want to go to college?
A: Either Syracuse or Virginia Tech.
Q: What is your greatest fear?
A: Letting others down.
Q: On what occasion do you lie?
A: I lie when my parents ask me what I have been doing all day and how late I stay up at night.
Q: When and where were you happiest?
A: In the middle of the Grand Canyon with my family playing trust (a game where you link your paddle handles and lean back as far as possible).
Q: What do you consider to be your greatest achievement?
A: Beating my coach at shot put.
Q: What have you learned from your parents?
A: I have learned that one does not get anywhere by standing by and doing nothing.
Rapid Fire Questions
Q: What are three things that represent you?
A: A lion, a tree, and an octopus.
Q: If your name appeared in the dictionary, what would the definition be?
A: Person who helps those who are in need.
Q: If you could have a million of anything, what would it be?
A: Businesses to help people get jobs and to help influence the world.
Q: What person (living or dead) do you most admire?
A: Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Q: What is your motto in life?
A: You never know what others are going through.
Q: What is your favorite sound?
A: The bass drum.
Q: What is your most favorite journey?
A: White water rafting down the entire Grand Canyon.
Q: What phrase do you most overuse?
A: I was wondering …
Q: If you could change one thing about your family, what would it be?
A: How busy everyone always is.
Q: When was the last time you laughed?
A: This morning over a bunch of puppy TikToks.
Q: Who do you go to for advice?
A: YouTube or my sisters.
Q: What is your favorite flavor of ice cream
Q: What is your favorite smell?
A: Freshly baked bread.
Q: Would you rather run or bike?
Q: If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
A: I would make myself a harder worker.
Q: What is the hardest subject for you in school?
A: Computer Science Java.
Q: What is your favorite book?
A: The Unwanteds: Island of Legends.
Q: What is your favorite film?
A: Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse.
Q: What is your favorite meal?
A: Seafood pasta.