International Insights: Trey Lippe
Name: Trey Lippe
Originally From: Vinita, OK
Currently In: Hollywood, CA
Occupation: Professional Boxer
Increase Freedom (IF) - Tell me about yourself:
Trey Lippe (TL) - My name is Trey Derek Lippe. My fight name is Trey Lippe Morrison. I am from Vinita, OK and now I live in Hollywood, CA because that is where I train.
IF - What’s the coolest place or experience you’ve been that you didn’t get a picture of?
TL - I saw Adam Sandler and didn’t get a picture because he seemed annoyed with people coming up to him.
IF - What was the last gift you gave and to who?
TL - A nerf dart gun for my brothers kid Sebastian on his birthday.
IF - If you could unite the entire country with one mission for the next 5-10 years, what would it be?
TL - To remain peaceful and everyone get on the same page.
IF - What do you think about when it’s most quiet in your day?
TL - Probably of something to do because I’m bored.
IF - What is the quote you try to live your life by?
TL - The power to win must come from within!
IF - Name your top 3 Bucketlist items:
1. Meet God
2. Meet Michael Jordan
3. Meet Brett Favre
IF - What food dish would you travel across the globe for?
TL - Biscuits and Sausage Gravy and Chicken Fried Steak.
IF - What’s the most random act of kindness you did, that you’re most proud of, and no one knows you did it? [until now ;)]
TL - UM, I bought 2 homeless people on the side of the road 2 full meals.
IF - You’re stranded on an island and you don’t know if you’ll get rescued. You find a box with 2 books in it, what two books do you hope to find in the package and why?
1. A magic book that changes story or what you’re reading every time you open it.
2. A blank book so I could write my own story or draw.
IF - What is one thing most people get wrong about you until they really know you?
TL - That I’m an asshole because I look like one.
IF - When things get tough, what’s the self talk to get you to your goal?
TL - I talk with God.
IF - Travel accessory you take everywhere you go:
TL - PS4
IF - What was your favorite song when you were 16?
TL - Still Fly
IF - You win two 1st-Class tickets to anywhere in the world, where do you go and with who?
TL - With Hailey Weaver to Rome.
IF - What is the pivotal moment in your life that you’re most grateful for?
TL - Meeting Tony Holden, wouldn’t be where I’m at if it wasn’t for him.
IF - You find a magic lamp, what are your first 2 wishes?
1. Whenever I snap my fingers, what ever I want to happen happens.
2. For an infinite amount of wishes.
IF - Who’s the one person you’ve looked up to that you haven’t met, yet?
TL - Brett Favre
IF - Describe the conversation you had when you decided you wanted to pursue boxing (with your friends and your parents)
TL - Well I never had a conversation about it. Football ended for me and I wasn’t ready to give up sports. So, when I was introduced to Tony Holden, he helped me get started in boxing. And that’s what I did.
IF - What’s your thought process when tackling almost impossible tasks?
TL - Just keep going till you can’t anymore, while doing your best.
IF - When was the last time you laughed so hard you cried and what was it about?
TL - Probably the last time I got together with my friends!
IF - At age 75, what do you want to look back on that you’re most proud of?
TL - That I become somebody that people will remember.
IF - If you could be any animal, what would it be and why?
TL - Eagle, master of the sky.
IF - What’s your favorite travel app?
TL - Maps on the iPhone, gets me everywhere!
IF - What is the best life advice you would like to share with people?
TL - Do your absolute best in everything you do.
IF - What world problem would you like solved right now?
TL - Somehow to never have war.
IF - What’s the next big project you would like to work on?
TL - Getting a Heavyweight Title.