Top 40 Sophomore Year Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Sophomore Year Quotes from famous people such as Christopher Jackson, Alexandra Petri, Guy Fieri, London Breed, Edmund White, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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I was going to play pro baseball. That was the dream. But in my sophomore year of high school a teacher who knew I performed, singing in church, she said, ‘You know we have a speech team,’ and she handed me a copy of ‘The Crucible.’
Christopher Jackson
I majored in extracurriculars, honestly. I joined the Harvard Stand Up Comedy Society, which is a ragtag band of misfits. I wrote for ‘On Harvard Time,’ which was a student TV show trying to be ‘The Daily Show.’ And I wrote a humor column for ‘The Crimson’ starting my sophomore year.
Alexandra Petri
When I was 12, we began hosting exchange students from Norway, Sweden, Japan and Spain. I soon realized there was a whole world out there. I was determined to spend my sophomore year in high school abroad. My school taught only Spanish, but I wanted to go to France, and I did.
Guy Fieri
In my sophomore year of high school, I watched my friend Loretta leave in a U-Haul headed for Oakland. She and her mom had been tenants in a nearby apartment, forced out by rent they couldn’t afford anymore.
London Breed
In the middle of my sophomore year, I was sent to boarding school, at the Cranbrook School for boys, in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, where I fell in love with Marilyn Monroe. I knew that she was the most beautiful woman in the world, and yet she was in pain, in need. She was unhappy. I believed that I could help her.
Edmund White
I used to sit in bed at night and flip through design-school catalogs. I found out that Parsons accepted a small number of high school juniors, so I applied my sophomore year and got in.
Chris Benz
After college, I really looked at every single shot that I shot. Pretty much every shot in my sophomore year and my junior year and just watched my form. I watched how I shot it from 3, and I just noticed I was a very undisciplined shooter.
Kyle Kuzma
I’m this high school dropout. I quit in my sophomore year, when I was 15. I worked for a while in a deli, and when I was almost 17, I got married.
Mary Beth Whitehead
Truth be told, I didn’t want to be on T.V. I was going to be a writer or producer or a director, and at the end of my sophomore year, my department chairman put me up for a job doing weekend weather in Syracuse, New York.
Al Roker
If you watch my game, freshman year to sophomore year, I was a different player.
Pascal Siakam
So in my sophomore year of high school, I ran in Barcelona for the World Junior Championships, and I set the national record for the girls’ 1,500 meters in doing so.
Mary Cain
The Reeves Nelson debacle, that hurt me. There are certain things regarding him that I couldn’t say then and still can’t. But I should have pulled the plug on him after his sophomore year. We tried to make it work, but we couldn’t make it happen.
Ben Howland
We’ve been out of the country one time, in sophomore year, first game of the season versus Penn State, but it was in Ireland actually.
Shaquill Griffin
To be just straight up honest, Conor McGregor is a guy that fought at 145 – ever in his life. I haven’t weighed 145 since my sophomore year of high school.
Tyron Woodley
In my sophomore year, a kid told me that the secret to getting women is to play really, really hard to get. I followed his advice, and I didn’t have so much as a date that year.
Greg Kinnear
Since my sophomore year in high school, I knew I didn’t want to do anything but be a professional athlete. I knew when I got to college there was no way anybody was going to stop me from being an NFL player.
J. J. Watt
Baseball was always my favorite sport, and I thought it would be the sport I’d pursue for the long term. But I guess about my sophomore year in high school, I started really getting into football, and then it just took off from there.
Chris Long
In real life, one of my friends was killed in a car accident during our sophomore year.
Beverley Mitchell
Growing up in Huntington Beach, you were either a traditional sports athlete, a skateboarder, or a surfer. I got my first skateboard when I was five and skated off and on over the years, did a little BMX racing as a kid, and then in my freshman or sophomore year I started getting a little bit more into skateboarding.
Jason Lee
Usually you have a feel for what a kid’s abilities are by the end of their sophomore year.
Ben Howland
At some point, I talked about how I had never graduated college. I dropped out my sophomore year to start MercyMe 21 years ago. Part of the reason was I felt like I was treading water.
Bart Millard
When I was in high school, we won our state championship my sophomore year. We worked so hard that year because we had lost in the state championship the year before.
Maya Moore
My family moved from Massachusetts to Maryland after my sophomore year of high school, and that’s when I got the audition for ‘Uncle Buck.’ I took the train into New York, and I think I did the test with John Candy. Then I got the part, and it was my first movie and my first screen anything.
Jean Louisa Kelly
If I was going to go to college, I had to have a scholarship. By my sophomore year, it was evident golf was not going to be the path.
Tim Finchem
During the middle of sophomore year, my friends and I would get bored at lunch, so we would film videos on my computer webcam of us dancing in the gym to Christmas music.
Emma Chamberlain
I started doing improv my sophomore year.
Rachel Dratch
My sophomore year, I transferred from a public high school to an arts school, and, obviously, it didn’t have any sports for me to do.
Renee Rapp
Well, on Easter of sophomore year of high school, me and my brother found my dad dead on our living room floor.
Caris LeVert
I went to Indiana University for college for a couple of years, where I double majored in dance and journalism, and after my sophomore year there, I went to the San Francisco Ballet school for the summer, but then they offered me a scholarship to stay for the year.
Amanda Schull
I wasn’t a big Sam Darnold fan after they beat us in the Rose Bowl game my sophomore year, but that’s just a competitive thing. We joke around about that all the time. I got to know him a little more.
Saquon Barkley
I’ve read stories from people who say they always knew they were attracted to the same sex, or that they figured it out at a young age. I’m not one of them. I had practically no idea until one night in my sophomore year of high school.
Steve Kornacki
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I read one Jane Austen in college and didn’t like it at all and told everyone how much I disliked it. I read ‘Northanger Abbey’ sophomore year in college and hated it. I didn’t read good Austen until after college, maybe a couple years out.
Whit Stillman
I was at Pepperdine University in Malibu, and during my sophomore year, I played a dying burn victim on ‘ER.’ The makeup artist put burn makeup all over my body and I couldn’t move or eat for 12 hours. I lost 8 pounds that week.
Eric Christian Olsen
I think my rookie year I was just out there, I just wanted to be out there and have fun. Maybe my sophomore year I was thinking a little too much because I wanted to be perfect, but I think everybody goes through that stretch.
Bobby Wagner
At the beginning of my sophomore year at Princeton University, I took my first economics course; our textbook was the first edition of Samuelson’s ‘Economics: An Introductory Analysis.’
John C. Bogle
By junior high, I was a horrible student. But during my sophomore year of high school, I did have a fabulous English teacher, and I would go to school just for her class and then skip out afterwards. That’s actually when I started writing, although I didn’t think of it then as something I might someday do.
Andrea Barrett
And then, when I left Princeton in the middle of my sophomore year, I went into the navy.
Harry Mathews
I would say that the pivotal moment in singing for me was my sophomore year in high school, ’cause I always loved music but, even going into high school, I didn’t know I wanted to make this my career.
Ravyn Lenae
During my sophomore year at American University, I was elected president of the student body. At the same time, I was struggling with my identity and whether or not to come out as transgender.
Sarah McBride
I went to the University of Michigan for two years, and I auditioned for ‘Bring It On’ during my sophomore year, so I got to finish my sophomore year, and then I joined the cast – the touring cast.
Taylor Louderman