Kandy Cooke

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Season(s) Played with the Divas: 2018
Jersey Number: 52
Position: DL
Age: 32
Height: 5-6
Weight: 148
Hometown: Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
High School: Maranatha HS (CA)
College: Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo (UASD) Medical School
Occupation: Private Chef


Kandy Cooke Q&A

Who was your childhood idol? Why?
Selena…I loved her. I love dancing, singing, and being on stage.
Who is your biggest supporter?
My dad.
If you could have a conversation with anyone, dead or alive, who would you choose? Why?
The Tudors…love the history behind one of the greatest reigns.
Who is your female sports idol?
Maria Espinosa.
Who is your favorite NFL player? Why?
The GOAT, Tom Brady…a smart, spectacular athlete.
What are your favorite hobbies or special interests?
Martial arts, football, cooking, arts and crafts.
What is your favorite TV show?
Scandal and How To Get Away With Murder.
What is your favorite travel location?
What is your favorite food?
What is your favorite book?
Metamorphosis, by Frank Kafka.
Who is your favorite musician or group?
Michel Montano.
What is your favorite quote?
“When people ask me, ‘What do you do?’, I said, ‘Whatever it takes.'”
How would you describe yourself in three words?
Passionate, extremist, outgoing.
What are your lifetime aspirations?
Too many to mention, but most importantly, be happy!
What was the first sport you ever played?
What is your favorite sports memory?
Going to the Olympics.
How did you hear about women’s football?
When I was in Mexico competing in martial arts.
Why do you want to play women’s football?
I love the sport and being on the field.
What does it mean to you to be a D.C. Diva?
It means the world! I’m so happy to be part of a great staff of coaches and athletes.