December 22nd, 2016

20 Questions with Jacob King

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Conor Revell

Staff Writer


20 Questions with Jacob King
King is a point guard for Trinity's basketball team / photo courtesy of THE ECHO

 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: Jacob King

Age: 18

Current school: Trinity High School

Current Sports playing: Basketball

Parish/grade school attended: St. Patrick

GPA: 3.9

Colleges considering or attending: Committed to Campbellsville University.

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? Winning the Seventh Region title and going to Rupp Arena.

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? Chicken

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? "May we all" by Florida Georgia Line/ Tim McGraw.

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? I look up to Tyler Ulis because he is only 5'9 doing things everyone said he couldn't. Also I just love the way he plays.

5. What is your favorite movie quote? “I don't want to survive. I want to live” – 12 Years a Slave

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? I see it as God giving me an opportunity to do something I love to do.

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Bugs Bunny

8. All-time favorite board game? Battleship

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

10. What is your favorite local restaurant? Texas Roadhouse

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? Criminal minds or NCIS

12. What is your greatest fear? Spiders

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? Work Ethic

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Ice Cream

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? 6 p.m. because I get to go home and be with my family.

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? "J" my uncle Jason used to be called "J". It was "passed" down to me.

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? Hand in Hand Ministries

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? Good golfer

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 choose the early 90s so I could watch John Stockton and Karl Malone play.

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 ask Abraham Lincoln why he felt the need to step up and save our country?

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Website: louortho.com

 

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