Aaliyah Wilson-Smith

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Season(s) Played with the Divas: 2018
Jersey Number: 46
Position: LB
Age: 23
Height: 5-4
Weight: 150
Hometown: Baltimore, MD
High School: Milford Mill Academy (MD)
College: Morgan State University
Occupation: Allied Universal


Aaliyah Wilson-Smith Q&A

Who was your childhood idol? Why?
Allen Iverson…from his handles to his style to his talent, I always wanted to be like him. The first time I saw him crossover Michael Jordan, I immediately started working on my handles.
Who is your biggest supporter?
My sister and my mother…no matter what sport I chose or what instrument I played, they always were there to support me.
If you could have a conversation with anyone, dead or alive, who would you choose? Why?
James Harrison…I am a huge fan when it comes to his work ethic and drive.
Who is your female sports idol?
Serena Williams.
Who is your favorite NFL player? Why?
Tom Brady and Tyrann Mathieu are my favorite NFL players. Tom Brady is my favorite team’s quarterback, and I have nothing but faith in him…he strives to be great and nothing else. Tyrann Mathieu has been my favorite player since he was at LSU…he’s not the average height of a safety, but he doesn’t let that stop him from being as great as he is.
What are your favorite hobbies or special interests?
Playing any type of sports and heavy lifting.
What is your favorite movie?
All Marvel and DC Universe movies.
What is your favorite TV show?
Grey’s Anatomy.
What is your favorite travel location?
Massanutten Resort.
What is your favorite food?
Who is your favorite musician or group?
What is your favorite quote?
“I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.'” – Muhammad Ali
How would you describe yourself in three words?
Ambitious, positive, hard-working.
What are your lifetime aspirations?
To have a big family and own my own company.
What was the first sport you ever played?
What is your favorite sports memory?
Going undefeated and winning the championship in the 15-16 league when I was 12.
How did you hear about women’s football?
One of my friends told me about the D.C. Divas when I brought up an interest in playing football.
Why do you want to play women’s football?
I’ve played almost every sport and never played the one sport I love the most.
What does it mean to you to be a D.C. Diva?
It means a lot to me to be a part of such a wonderful organization full of great coaches and hard-working teammates. I plan on playing here for a while.