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Canes' Corner with Alex Johnson

CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- Canes' Corner is a Q&A series looking at the 2013 Miami volleyball team.

Each day leading up to the beginning of volleyball season on Aug. 30, a new Canes' Corner will be released giving @CanesVB fans a chance to get to know their favorite playerss.

This edition of Canes' Corner features senior right side hitter Alex Johnson.

Name: Alexandria Johnson
Hometown: Tallahassee, FL
High School: Leon High School
Major: Accounting

I committed to Miami over other schools because: it offers the best of both worlds, great academics and athletics.

When I think of Miami volleyball, I think of: hard work.

My favorite part of being a Hurricane volleyball player is: playing with my incredible teammates.

If I had to describe the team in one word it would be: "family."

Coral Gables is different from my hometown because: it is more fast paced, and full of more diverse people.

The biggest adjustment from high school to college has been: managing my time and adjusting to the high caliber players.

When I committed to the University of Miami, I felt: excited and nervous.

I love volleyball because: it is fun and emphasizes team work.

My favorite moment in my volleyball career was: when we beat FSU last year at home when they were ranked 6th.

I started playing volleyball at age: 10.

Favorite Athlete: Rafael Nadal

Favorite Professional Sports Team: Chicago Bulls

Favorite Meal: Steak

Favorite Candy: Skittles

Favorite Movie: Savages

Favorite TV Show: Dexter

Favorite Music Artist: Beyonce

My first pet was: a dog.

My favorite place on campus is: the Rat.

My favorite University of Miami alumni is: The Rock.

The farthest place from home I've been is: London.

If I could be any celebrity, I would be: Britney Spears.

My favorite class at UM has been: Business Calculus.

My favorite cars are: Audis.

If I could take a vacation anywhere in the world, I would travel to: Italy.

In my spare time, I like to go to: the beach.

My favorite sport to watch on TV is: swimming.

My nickname is: Mouse.