April 17th, 2015

20 Questions with Jaylen Blair

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Conor Revell

Managing Editor

20 Questions with Jaylen Blair
Blair plays baseball for DeSales / photo provided by Blair

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.

The Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic offers SPORTS INJURY URGENT CARE. Click for details: Urgent Care.

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: Jaylen Blair

Age: 17

Current school: DeSales High School

Current Sports playing: Baseball, Golf, Bowling

Parish/grade school attended: Noe Middle School

High school GPA (optional): 3.94

Colleges considering or attending: Attending Bellarmine University .

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? Hitting my first homerun.

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? Mountain Dew Icee from Speedway.

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? Mike Jordan – Mike Stud.

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? Mike Stud because he was injured playing sports but managed to move on and now makes a living in music.

5. What is your favorite movie quote? You gotta risk it to get the biscuit- Fired Up.

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? It plays a large role; for example we pray as a team before every game.

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Stewie Griffin.

8. All-time favorite board game? Candy Land.

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

10. What is your favorite local restaurant? Ollie’s Trolley.

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? Man vs. Wild.

12. What is your greatest fear? Death.

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? I’m a friendly person; I feel like my friends know that they can come to me if they need to talk about anything.

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Swiss rolls.

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? 11 p.m., that’s usually when I start to relax and try to find new music.

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? Jay Bird, my mom started calling me that when I first began playing and it stuck.

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? St. Athanasius.

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? I can quote almost every line of any movie I’ve seen.

19. If time machines were real, and you could choose just one - to travel forward or backward - which would you select and why? I would travel back in time to attempt change some of the stupid choices and mistakes I made as a child. They were nothing major but I still made some decisions I’d like to have back.

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? I would choose Troy Tulowitzki and ask him what it’s like being the best shortstop in the MLB.

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