Michelle Palmer

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Season(s) Played with the Divas: 2019
Jersey Number: 43
Age: 29
Height: 5-1
Weight: 115
Hometown: Fort Washington, MD
High School: Oxon Hill HS
College: Bowie State University
Occupation: Speed, Agility, and Explosion Trainer


Michelle Palmer Q&A

Who is your biggest supporter?
My sons, Malachi and Mikey.
If you could have a conversation with anyone, dead or alive, who would you choose? Why?
el-Hajj Malik el-Shabazz, aka Malcolm X…I would ask him his thoughts on the contemporary social struggle and how to progress through it.
Who is your female sports idol?
Allyson Felix.
Who is your favorite NFL player? Why?
All-time: Marion Barber…I always loved how aggressive he was and how he just ran through everyone.
Current: Jaylon Smith…I love his football IQ defensively and the way he hits!
What are your favorite hobbies or special interests?
Running, football, dance, singing, and puzzles.
What is your favorite movie?
What is your favorite TV show?
Stranger Things.
What is your favorite travel location?
The Dominican Republic.
What is your favorite food?
Mashed potatoes.
What is your favorite book?
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry.
Who is your favorite musician or group?
Jhene Aiko.
What is your favorite quote?
“Life is way too short to spend another day at war with yourself.”
What was the first sport you ever played?
Track and field.
What is your favorite sports memory?
Becoming a two-time All-American at my first Nike Indoor Nationals.
How did you hear about women’s football?
One of my flag football teammates told me about it.
Why do you want to play women’s football?
I have been playing flag football for the last three years, and I would love the opportunity to play a sport most people think women cannot do.
What does it mean to you to be a D.C. Diva?
Being among an amazing group of women shocking the world.


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