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
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.