It’s a Wonderful Life for Rachel Shumski

by TRAVIS GERLACH, CSU Public Relations Intern

Rachel Shumski #45


Rachel Shumski is a red-shirt junior forward on the Women’s Basketball team. Majoring in management with an emphasis in human resource management. In 2018 Shumski was named to the NSIC All-Academic Team.

  1. What three words best describe you? 
    1.  Driven, Genuine, Resilient
  2. What tops your list of pet peeves?
    1.  Others being late.
  3. If you could be any animal, what would it be and why?
    1. A dog because they are loving and loyal.
  4. What’s the dumbest thing you’ve done that actually turned out pretty well?
    1. Left my comfort zone and went out for Drama/Theater in high school and turned out I actually enjoyed it
  5. Who is your all-time favorite sports star?
    1. Lindsay Whalen
  6. What is your most prized possession? 
    1. Photo albums due to all memories that come with them
  7. What three items can always be found in your refrigerator?
    1. Milk, Eggs, and Cheese
  8. If you didn’t have to sleep, what would you do with the extra time?
    1. I would travel more
  9. What skill would you like to master? 
    1. Be able to fluently speak a foreign language
  10. What movie title best describes your life? 
    1. It’s a Wonderful Life
  11. What is the luckiest thing that has happened to you? 
    1. Being born on Friday the 13th
  12. What is something that a ton of people are obsessed with but you just don’t get the point of? 
    1. Fortnite
  13. If all jobs had the same pay and hours, what job would you like to have? 
    1. Dog Sitter/Walker
  14. Who inspires you to be better?
    1. God & Family
  15. What is something you will NEVER do again?
    1. RipCord at Valleyfair
  16. What is something you think everyone should do at least once in their lives?
    1. Ride a rollercoaster
  17. If you could have a super power, what would it be?
    1. Power of healing
  18. If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do?  
    1. Travel to every continent!
  19. If you could witness any event past, present or future, what would it be?
    1. I would go back into the past to revisit spending time with grandparents who have passed away.
  20. What do you like most about Minnesota State University, Mankato?
    1. The campus and the people! It’s the best of both worlds.

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