Sport: Track & Field J. Heims (2)

Hometown: Swisher, IA


What makes Jessica tick?

Describe yourself in three words:
Aspiring, caring, happy

Why are sports important to you?
Sports allow me to be competitive with not only myself but also with friends and teammates. I feel free when I am running because it is not a sport where you are dependent on others- it’s you against your times.

What is your favorite off-season activity?
Marching band

What would you say to someone who is thinking about trying adaptive sports?
Absolutely give it a try. I’ve never regretted taking a chance on something that has the opportunity to change my life.

Who do you admire most?
My sisters. We are each other’s biggest supporters and they are everything I aspire to be.

What is one of the things you would put on your “bucket” list?
Well I’ve never been to an Ikea…

What is your favorite quote:
Time spent doing what you love is never time wasted.

What is your favorite food?

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