Kai Sharpless
#16 | DS / Libero | 15U
Mallard Creek HS 2023

My favorite school subject is…

One of my proudest personal moments is…
Receiving the Presidents Award at my 8th grade graduation ceremony for making straight A’s all throughout my academic years (K-8)

Song on replay right now is…
Runaway – Kayne West

If I could meet any celebrity, it would be…
Billie Eillish

The first thing I do when I get home from school is…
Make a snack

Here’s a little bit about my family…
I live with my Mom, Dad, and Sister. My sister is a freshman at UNCG, and my parents both graduated from VCU. We all love talking and spending time with each other! Not a day goes by that we don’t crack jokes together!

My favorite quote or motto is…
“Don’t let your mind bully your body”

One thing you may not know about me is…
I used to have a pet guinea pig named Chester when I was about 11, but I ended up returning him to the pet store because he really scared me.

If I could travel anywhere in the world, it would be…

If I could have any superpower, it would be…
Mind reading

How long have you played volleyball?
4-5 years

What do you do game day to get motivated?
I envision myself playing the perfect game, and the joy that I will get from it

What do you like most about playing volleyball?
It takes a lot of mental focus, so you have to be on your toes at all times.

How do you manage/balance school, volleyball, and social life?
I make sure that I leave time for relaxing, so that I don’t spend all of my time running around.

Do you aspire to play volleyball in college? If yes, where?
Right now it is not my #1 dream, but I am not opposed to it because I love the sport.

What do you like about QCVA?
The talks off the court about mental states and mindsets that need to be present during intense game-time situations