First Name: Ashley L.
First Name: Ashley L.
High School: Pearl High School
University: Southeastern Louisiana University
Degree: Bachelors in Business Management
Career Goal: To be a professional photographer with my own studio and/or gallery as well as being an owner and director of my own dance competition.
Song: “The Scientist” by Coldplay; their music relates to my life in certain ways that it gives me some peace of mind.
Book: And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie; I love mystery/murder books because they keep me guessing and wanting more.
Word: Believe; anything is possible if you believe in yourself.
Quote: “The beauty of a woman is not in the clothes she wears, the figure that she carries, or the way she combs her hair. The beauty of a woman must be seen from in her eyes, because that is the doorway to her heart, the place where love resides.” – Audrey Hepburn
Author: Agatha Christie
Food: Chocolate covered strawberries
Movie: The Breakfast Club
TV Show: True Blood
Pastime: Dancing because it releases my frustrations and practicing my photography, I like to capture a moment before it’s gone
Lifetime Goal: To capture every wonderful moment in life with my professional photography business and display it in a beautiful gallery. I also want to become a successful woman with a beautiful family living on the beach enjoying the relaxing sounds of the ocean.
Best Habit: Reliability
Worst Habit: Indecisiveness
Best Experience of being a New Orleans Saintsation so far: Getting the chance to experience Super Bowl XLIV in Miami and becoming a part of the New Orleans Saints history.
Best Thing about Being a Saintsation: Is the memories, the experiences, and the professional / personal relationships that I have made.
Advice for younger girls: Anything is possible when you believe; if you think it, you can achieve it.
Trait you admire most in other people: Respect and honesty.
What is your most outstanding attribute: Maintaining a positive outlook on life.
Other than your family, who is a positive role model in your life: I’d have to say my wonderful dance teacher. She has taught me for many years and showed me everything I needed to know in the dance world. Without her I wouldn’t have been prepared to be a part of this magnificent team cheering on my favorite football team in the NFL.
If you had the opportunity to travel anywhere in the world, where would it be and why: I would like to travel to Paris and explore one of the most enchanting cities in the world. I would love to learn about its cultural lifestyle for example: the food, the entertainment, the fashion, and the art. I most certainly can’t forget about the beautiful language of French, which I do hope to learn one day. It is great to be able to speak in different languages, it shows you how versatile one can be.
Zach Strief spoke at Ethel Schoeffner Elementary on Friday, April 11, 2014. (New Orleans Saints video)
New Orleans Saints punter Thomas Morstead talks about participating in St. Baldrick's Day on Saturday at Finn McCool's Irish Pub.
The annual Wednesday at the Square concert series kicked off its 2014 season Wednesday, March 19 and the evening was marked by big crowds, beautiful weather, great music and, of course, the Saints.
Video recap of the 2014 New Orleans Saints high school athletic training symposium (New Orleans Saints video)