July 15th, 2013

20 Questions with Charles Walker

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Conor Revell

Managing Editor

20 Questions with Charles Walker
Charles Walker is St. X's star running back / photo by Jana Bollinger

Each week, LouisvilleCatholicSports.com will be getting to know a new student-athlete from the area by asking him/her a series of 20 questions that will provide insight into the thoughts and personalities of the boys and girls who are doing great things on and off the local courts, fields, tracks, and courses.

Name: Charles Walker

Age: 17.

Current school: St. Xavier.

Current Sports playing: Football.

Parish/grade school attended: Holy Spirit School.

High school GPA (Optional): 4.22 weighted, 3.96 unweighted.

Colleges considering or attending: No order: UK, WKU, UL, Princeton, Harvard, Yale, Penn, and Missouri.

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? Beating Cincinnati St. X at home my sophomore year on senior night.

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? Deli Sandwich from Karen Deebs.

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? “Dive In” – Trey Songz.

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? Michael Jordan, he played through numerous injuries and always led his team.

5. What is your favorite movie quote? “Remember kid, there’s heroes and there’s legends. Heroes get remembered but legends never die, follow your heart kid, and you’ll never go wrong.” – Sandlot.

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? We pray as a team before stepping out onto the field.

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Johnny Bravo.

8. All-time favorite board game? Clue.

9. Droid, iPhone, or Blackberry? Favorite app? iPhone, Twitter.

10. What is your favorite local (non chain) restaurant? Lonnie’s Taste of Chicago.

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? Duck Dynasty.

12. What is your greatest fear? Injury.

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? Determination.

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Old Folk’s microwavable sausage biscuits.

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? 7:00 p.m., dinner.

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? Chuck, short for Charles.

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? Ronald McDonald house.

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? I’m pretty talented on the diving board.

19. If time machines were real, and you could choose just one - to travel forward or backward - which would you select and why? Forward, to see what my future holds.

20. If you could pick one person, dead or alive, and ask them just one question that they had to answer honestly, who would you pick and what would you ask? Michael Jordan, how did you stretch your arm that far to score the final points in Space Jam.



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