Briana Hicks is the 19 year old daughter of Rocky Hicks and Terri Adams. She grew up in Danbury, Texas but is currently a sophomore at Texas A&M University majoring in Animal Science where she is active in TAMU Saddle & Sirloin Club, Texas Aggie Cattlewomen, and the College of Agricultural & Life Science Freshman Leadership Experience. Briana just completed her second year on the IJBBA Board of Directors serving as the International Brangus Queen. She has been involved in IJBBA and the Brangus breed for the past 10 years. She has served on the Texas Junior Brangus Board as Director, Reporter, Treasurer, and Sweetheart. She has also raised and shown Southdown sheep since she was 2 years old.
If you were to describe yourself as an animal, what would it be and why? If I were to describe myself as an animal it would have to be a cat.
If you could choose your last meal, what would it be? My last meal would be fried deer steak with white rice and banana pudding all made by my Ma.
What was your favorite childhood toy? My favorite childhood toy would have to be my cattle and sheep even though they are alive and not toys!
What is/was your dream job? My dream job is to be a professor at A&M one day.
What is your favorite season and why? My favorite season is spring because it is just the right temperature and that’s when all the babies are born!
What is your favorite quote? My favorite “quote” is Philippians 4:13. It says I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. It is definitely my all-time favorite.
What would be your spirit animal and why? My spirit animal would have to be a Pegasus because they are majestic.
What is your biggest fear? My biggest fear is the dark.
What is your strangest talent? My strangest talent is being able to pole vault.
What Advice Do You Have For Young IJBBA Members?
"Enjoy the time you have showing because it goes by way too fast!"