Kent-Meridian High School’s Faleatua (Tua) Areta, football, was selected as the Kent Reporter’s Male Athlete of the Week for Sept.7.
Q: What is your favorite subject in school?
Q: What other activities do you participate in?
A: Playing the ukulele.
Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?
A: Mom and dad
Q: Do you have a pre- or postgame tradition? What is it?
A: Pre-game prayer
Q: Song you currently can’t get enough of?
A: “Trip” by Ella Mai
From the Sideline
“Tua is a four-year varsity and track and field athlete. Last year was a second-team All-North Puget Sound League Cascade lineman in football,” said Royals coach Justin Callander. “He was a district qualifier in the shot put and discus last spring in track. His cumulative GPA is 3.508, and he is planning on playing football at the college level next year.”