December 11th, 2015

20 Questions with Jaxon Burgess

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Conor Revell

Managing Editor

20 Questions with Jaxon Burgess
Burgess is a guard / photo by Eric Thorne

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

Name: Jaxon Burgess

Age: 17

Current school: DeSales High school

Current Sports playing: Basketball

Parish/grade school attended: Kerrick Elementary

Colleges considering or attending: FGCU, Florida University, UNC

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? Hitting game winning shot in the Holy Cross game.

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? Nothing, I can't eat before a game.

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? Just a friend – Biz Markie.

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? Chandler Parsons, because he's fun to watch and is a good shooter.

5. What is your favorite movie quote? "I'll make it" – Jimmy Chipwood (Hoosiers).

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? Give all glory to God

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Bugs bunny

8. All-time favorite board game? Monopoly

9. Droid, iPhone, or Blackberry? iPhone

10. What is your favorite local restaurant? Bonnie and Clydes pizza.

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? Wild N’ Out Nick Cannon.

12. What is your greatest fear? Dying young.

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? Enthusiasm, passion.

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? My mom’s homemade brownies.

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? 7:30 p.m. because most of the time that's game time\

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? Splash, Cameron Lafever gave it to me

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? Keeping score in Saturday leagues at DeSales.

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? I'm decent at the drums.

19. If time machines were real, and you could choose just one - to travel forward or backward - which would you select and why? Back to when Michael Jordan was playing basketball so I could compare him to today's players.

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? Christian Laettner, how did it feel to hit the game winning shot against Kentucky?

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