Banner Elk, NC--As we continue our Up Close series we meet up
with freshman Jesse Hoots of Yadkinville, NC. This 5'11 point
guard for the Bobcats has started nine games this season and is
averaging 5.6 points per game.
1. What made you decide to come to Lees-McRae?
I was praying about what school I should attend and God told me to
come to Lees-McRae.
2. How long have you been playing basketball?
I have been playing my entire life.
3. What are your personal goals for this
season? I want to contribute to the team's success in
whatever way is needed and to become a better player in every
aspect of the game.
4. What's your favorite basketball memory here at
Lees-McRae so far? I would say meeting all my teammates
and playing pickup games together.
5. Who has been the most influential person on your
athletic career? My dad has been the most influential
person on my athletic career.
6. If you weren't playing basketball, what other sport
would you play? I would be playing football and
7. What is your major and what do you plan to do with
your degree? My major is Business Administration and I
haven't decided what I want to do with it yet.
8. If you could travel back in time to any point in
history, where would you go? I would go back to high
school so I could play football and run track.
9. What is your favorite book? The
Bible is my favorite book.
10. What is your favorite food? My favorite
food is steak.
11. If you could visit any place in the world, where
would it be? I'd like to travel to Hawaii.