SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: Brett Kingma, Jackson

  • Tuesday, August 24, 2010 10:00pm

Sports: Basketball, track.

Goals: Win a state championship in basketball and get a 4.0 GPA.

Honors: First-team, all-league in basketball; MVP of Quaker Summer Slam; all-tournament team at Las Vegas Fab 48.

Highlights: Finishing second in the state tournament as a junior and hitting the game-winning shot in the quarterfinals of the state tournament.

Biggest asset: Work ethic and competitiveness.

Pregame routine: “I always do a 45-minute shooting workout, eat a Subway Melt sandwich, and then listen to a playlist that has both country and rap music.”

Athletic role models: Stephen Curry, Steve Nash, Luke Ridnour and Jimmer Fredette

Best piece advice from a coach or fellow athlete: “No matter where you are or what you’re doing, someone is always working hard to be better than you.”

Favorite snack: Aunt Sarah’s pumpkin pie

Super Bowl pick: Minnesota Vikings

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