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Aug. 3, 2010

2792687.jpeg caught up with junior forward Charenee Stephens for a quick Q&A. Here are some things you might not know about the Gamecocks’ high-energy post player. And, check back to periodically for an inside look at other players on South Carolina’s 2010-11 women’s basketball team.

Do you eat M&Ms one at a time or by the handful?
One at a time

What’s the best part of a cake ¬- cake, frosting or filling?
I love ice cream cake, and it’s all good.

What sweet food could you never ever give up?
Air Heads

Name the ingredients of your ultimate sundae.
Honey roasted peanuts, chocolate fudge and caramel…maybe.

Which bowl is best to lick – chocolate brownie batter or raw cookie dough?
Chocolate brownie batter…duh!!!

What’s your favorite flavor M&M – plain, peanut, almond, dark, peanut butter, pretzel?
Peanut – I like to bite it and eat the peanut first.

What’s your favorite sugary road food?
Any chewy candy

What’s your favorite salty road food?

What’s the best Halloween candy?
Mr. Goodbar minis

How do you eat Oreos – lick center first, dunk in milk, no special way?
No special way

Do you drink the milk left over from a bowl of cereal?

What’s your favorite breakfast food?
Oatmeal usually, but pancakes here lately…yummmm

What’s the most outrageous thing you’ve ever eaten?

What’s your favorite way to eat a potato – French fries, home fries, baked, chips?
The fries at Checkers are my fav!!!!

What’s your least favorite vegetable?

What is the ultimate winter sport?
Snowboarding!!!!!!! AHHHHH!!!!!

Who is the singer whose songs you own the most of?
India Arie

Where is the farthest place you’ve ever traveled?


If you had to spend the rest of your life in another country, which one would it be?

Who do you text the most?
My teammates

Who is the last person you hugged?
Jamelia Samone Kennedy

Who is the smartest person you know?
[Former teammate] Brionna Dickerson

Who encourages you the most?
Teammates and my mom

What magical power you wish you had?

Name something make-believe you wish was real.
Money Tree

Do you need more shoes, think you need more shoes or have plenty of shoes?
All of the above!!! It’s my hobby…

Nike-Blazer-High-Stussy.jpg What fashion item defines you?
Nike Blazers (shoes)

If you had a band, what would you call it?
Last Resort because if I have to be in a band to entertain myself it must be my last resort

If you were queen, what would your crown be made of?
White Gold and diamonds

If you were queen, what national holiday would you declare?
National Waffle House Day!!!! Everything would be cheaper than it already is.

What’s something you own that would surprise your friends?
A Monkey Teddy Bear that I will love into full adulthood

Name something you love the sound of.

Do you take the road less travelled or the one everyone else follows?
Depends on the traffic, aka drama, involved, LOL

What’s the worst pain you ever felt?
Heartbreak tops it all…

How long do you stay mad when you are wronged – min, hrs, days, forever?
Depends on the severity of the situation. Leave me in South Carolina while you go to Georgia (Jewel [May]) – days; poison the fish on the first night (Samone [Kennedy]) – weeks; wear a pair of my Blazers and destroy them (Ashley Bruner!) – FOREVER!!!

What do you do when you’re mad?
Nothing, well, I might workout.

When do you make your bed – morning, when told, never?
When told…I’m gonna get right back in it though so why bother?

What two things you want very badly at the moment?
Moe’s and a good cup of Kool-Aid

Do you ever wear socks with holes in them?
Yup!!! All the time!

What’s under your bed?
The Boogie Man!!!

Are you scared to travel over tall bridges?
Yes, if there is water under it

Are you afraid of public speaking?
Nope, not the least little bit.

Have you ever been hypnotized?
No, but I hope to someday.

What have you dreamed of doing but think you can’t?
Sky Dive

Do you untie your sneakers before you take them off?
Hecks NO!!!

What concert or event would you like to have a backstage pass for?
I’m not a big concert person.

Are you patient or impatient?
I’m impatiently patient.

Do you talk during movies – never, sometimes a little, always?
Sometimes a little – nothing off subject though

Which is most fun to pop – popcorn, bubble wrap or balloons?
Popcorn duh, what prize do you get after popping bubble wrap? Besides that, popping balloons scares me!

Do you have awful, OK or great handwriting?
Great!… Awesometastic and Amazing!!! Ask anyone!

Which magazine cover would you like to appear on?
O – everybody who’s anybody reads O, or at least they pick it up at the check-out line

Do you have any nervous habits?
I twist my hair A LOT!!!! Is that my nerves???

Have you ever been bitten by an animal?
Dog, cat, fish, ants … you name it!

Can you do a handstand?

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Are you street smart, book smart or a smart alec?
Two outta three ain’t bad LOL…

What game are you not good at?
Not sure, I only play the ones that I’m good at.

Are you extroverted, introverted or somewhere in the middle?
Extroverted to the max!!!!

What is your favorite holiday and why?
Thanksgiving, nothing terrible goes down in my life on Thanksgiving…and there is always food at some point.