Meet the Staff: Natalie Nevins


Kiley Capstraw

Q: What is your name?

A: Natalie Nevins

Q: Where are you from?

A:West Orange, New Jersey

Q: Did you go on vacation this summer? Where? Who did you go with?

A: First, I went to California for playoffs. Then, to Richmond for the National championships. After that, I went to Turks and Caicos with my parents, grandparents, my aunt and uncle, and finally, my cousins who I love very much.

Q: Who is your biggest motivation in your life?

A: My parents because they installed a work ethic from a really young age and taught me what it means to work hard to achieve your goals. 

Q: What are you most excited for in your last year of high school?

A: I am looking forward to my signing day because it has been a day that I have been dreaming about my whole life. I am exciting for making the most of my last year of high school and leaving school with the people I started with.

Q: What are your individual and team goals for this soccer season?

A: I want to win the county and section again. With hard work and determination, I think we can play in the group 4 final. I personally want to be state player of the year and an All American.

Q: Do you play any other sports?

A: I used to play basketball and I will be making a comeback. I also might play lacrosse in the spring.

Q: Are you involved in any other clubs?

A: Teen Pep, Newspaper, Mountaineer Mentors, Daughters of Israel, National Honors Society, and Escriptous

Q: What do you like to do in your free time?

A: Spend time with family and friends, try new foods, and volunteer with special Olympics (Top Soccer).

Q: What is the most challenging event that you have had to overcome? And how did that shape you into the person that you are today?

A: The hardest thing I had to overcome was my aunt passing away from cancer. I saw how it affected my family and it made me want to work ten times harder to be even more successful in whatever I do, for her and for my family.