January 30th, 2015

20 Questions with Alec Ferguson

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Conor Revell

Managing Editor

20 Questions with Alec Ferguson
Alec Ferguson going for a layup against Shawnee / photo provided by the Ferguson family

Since 1974 the Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic has served the local area for orthopaedic problems and musculosketal issues. The sports medicine program has team physicians for local high schools which provide sports physicals and urgent care for athletes.

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On a weekly basis, Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic is proud to sponsor the "20 Questions" that will feature a high school student-athlete in the local Catholic high school community. If there is a specific student-athlete that you’d like to know or hear more about, email future suggestions to crevell@catholicsportsnet.com.

Name: Alec Ferguson

Age: 18

Current school: Holy Cross

Current Sports playing: Basketball and Track & Field

Parish/grade school attended: St. Paul

High school GPA (optional): 3.5

Colleges considering or attending: Spalding

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? Finally dunking at practice this year after many failed attempts the past four years.

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? Some kind of fruit and a sandwich.

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? National Anthem.

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? Russ Smith because of his attitude and how hard he plays.

5. What is your favorite movie quote? “Don’t ever let someone tell you that you can’t do something. Not even me. You got a dream, you got to protect it. When people can’t do something themselves, they’re going to tell you that you can’t do it. You want something, go get it. Period.” – Will Smith (The Pursuit of Happiness, film)

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? It helps me stay relaxed before games.

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Spongebob.

8. All-time favorite board game? Monopoly.

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

10. What is your favorite local restaurant? Hammerheads.

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? Ink Master.

12. What is your greatest fear? Spiders, definitely spiders.

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

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? 12 pack of Cinnabon Delights from Taco Bell.

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? 2:50, that’s when school lets out.

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? ASAP Buckets. My friend Brandon called me that because I said ASAP Ferg, the rapper, was my dad (which he's not).

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? Family Scholar House.

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? Rock Climbing.

19. If time machines were real, and you could choose just one - to travel forward or backward - which would you select and why? Backward, I like the future to be a surprise.

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? DeAndre Jordan – How did it feel to dunk on Brandon Knight?

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