April 5, 2010
Get to know University of Illinois senior cheerleader Christopher Salvatori.
Full Name: Christopher Joseph Salvatori
Year in School: Senior
Year on Squad (including 2009-10): 3rd
Hometown: Rock Falls, IL
High School: Sterling Newman Central Catholic
College Major: Agricultural Engineering
I chose Illinois because: I wanted to go to a university that had both a great academic and athletic tradition.
My favorite place on campus and why: The Quad. It gives me that "college" feeling.
My best memory as an Illini cheerleader is: Running the flag out before the football team during my first game as a cheerleader.
Skill to watch or perform? Full Up Cupie
Athlete? Michael Jordan
Illini Athlete? Dick Butkus
Movie? Jurassic Park
TV Show? Family Guy
Activity outside of cheerleading? Trying to stay in shape.
Famous people you've met: the wrestler, Goldberg
I have been told I look like: no one
If I was on a reality show it would be: Ninja Warrior
What sport would you play if you weren't a cheerleader? Hopefully football
One thing most people don't now about you: I really enjoy reading
Plans after Illinois: Hopefully going to grad school, or getting a job near Champaign so I can still go to athletic events.