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Senior Spotlight (Ian Legner)

Ian Legner, Princeton High School

Date/place of birth: Oct. 1, 1999/IVCH.

Hometown: Princeton.

Family: Dan and Sue, parents; and siblings, Bri and Isaac.

Sports: Golf and basketball.

My Favorite sport: Golf, because it is takes a great amount of focus. 

My Favorite food and where to get it: A medium well cooked teriyaki sirloin from Prime Quarter.

Likes: Riding my dirt bike at Sunset Ridge and swim in the river at Dixon.

Dislikes: Onions, spiders, and snakes.

Person with the greatest Influence on my athletic career: I believe my Dad and Grandpa Dick, because they always wanted me to succeed and play my hardest.

Person with greatest influence in my life: My dad, because I know we have different opinions, but usually I tell him Charlie Munger’s famous line, ‘I’m right, and you’re smart, and sooner or later you’ll see I’m right” and he usually understands.

Celebrity prom date: Aly Raisman.

Name three historic figures you would like to meet: Abe Lincoln, because he was the president during the Civil War and I would have liked to know what his thoughts were. General Custer, because he was so confident going into battle. I would like to know what he would have done different. Ronald Reagan, because he came from Illinois and had the highest approval ratings at the end of his presidency. 

If stranded on a deserted island, I would have: My fishing pole and a knife.

The last song I listened to was: All the Pretty Girls by Kenny Chesney.

People would be surprised to know that I: Enjoy high school.

I stay home to watch: Roadkill by Motor Trend.

When I need luck for a big game, I: Get advice from my cousin Dave.

The funniest person I’ve ever met: Owen Rossler, because he has something to say for everything.

What they’ll say about me at school after I graduate: He always asked what time basketball practice was.

Most embarrassing moment: I was at my grandma’s farm walking and all of a sudden I kept getting stung by a bunch of bees, so I stripped all the way to my boxers, and looked up and the mail man was pulling in her driveway.

My most unforgettable moment: My first day at PHS and not knowing where to go.

Ultimate sports fantasy: It would have to be competing in the John Deere Classic.

What I would like to do in life: Attend Iowa State University to obtain a degree in Financial Planning and Farm Management.

Three word that would best describe myself: Hard-working, laid-back, adventurous.

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