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.

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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
A: Strawberry.

Q: What is your favorite smell?

A: Freshly baked bread.

Q: Would you rather run or bike?

A: 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.