Southern Virginia softball senior Losehina Aetonu is a business major who is involved with numerous organizations on campus and appreciates all of the opportunities that Southern Virginia has offered her. INTRODUCING … Losehina Aetonu.
Briefly, what is your background in the sport you play?
I have played softball my entire life - from Little League through four years of high school.
What is your major in college, and what is the most important thing you learned in that discipline?
Business Management: Business is more than just making money. Utilizing what I have learned as a business major in all aspects of my life, I am more equipped to handle all things that come my way.
What is your favorite spot on campus?
The front of our Main Hall building. It’s nice to relax on the rocking chairs and enjoy the view of our town.
Outside of your home and campus, where is your favorite place visit?
Staunton, Va. I love everything about the town.
Other than your team, what organization (s) do you participate in (on campus or off campus)?
Multicultural Club, Admissions, Operations and Events
Briefly describe the most memorable experience during your collegiate athletic career.
This is my first year playing. I was involved with the other seasons in one way or another, mostly being a super fan. I’m just looking forward to the experience I will gain as a collegiate athlete.
Other than your family members, who was the most influential person in your life?
The most influential people in my life now, are my church leaders and professors.
What is the most important societal issue facing college students?
Costs of attending college.
If you could change any one item in the world (in your personal life, school, community, amateur or professional sports, national/international issue, etc.), what would it be, why, and how would you do it?
The biggest change that I already made in my life was when I decided to go back to school. I am grateful for the opportunity to have come back to finish, but if given the opportunity again, I would have stuck with college, when I was first out of high school.
What is your favorite form of entertainment?
Relaxing at home. Any chance I can get to take a break from the hustle and bustle of school, work and extracurricular activities, I’ll take it.
If you could give one piece of advice to elementary school children, what would that advice be?
Explore your options in life. It’s never too early or too late to decide who you want to be.
Outside of the CAC, who or what is your favorite sports person or team?
I don’t watch sports that much. The only time I really get into teams is during the Olympics, and then I’ll support every event for Team USA.
Name three (3) people, real or fictional, living or dead, that you'd like to have dinner with?
- Any of my ancestors: I have a huge extended family, and take pride in knowing my history and would love to know more about where I came from.
- JK Rowling: So I can get the inside scoop on the Harry Potter story
- Finau Falevai: My older sister who passed away in 2001, I’d like to just talk to her, and see her.