June 22nd, 2018

20 Questions with Alex Schneider

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Conor Revell

Managing Editor

20 Questions with Alex Schneider
Alex Schneider played football for DeSales / photo by Mark Sims

On a weekly basis, Louisville Catholic Sports posts the Campbellsville-Louisville “20 Questions” feature that highlights a high school student-athlete in the local Catholic high school community. If there is a specific athlete that you’d like to know more about, email future suggestions to crevell@catholicsportsnet.com.

Name: Alex Schneider

Age: 18

Current school: DeSales

Current Sports playing: Football

Parish/grade school attended: St. Nicholas

High school GPA: 3.5

Colleges considering or attending: Centre College

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? My game ending strip sack against Butler this past year.

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

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? "Layla" by Derek and the Dominoes

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? Sean Lee. He's one of the most humble, yet talented players I've seen play.

5. What is your favorite movie quote? "Why so serious?"- The Joker

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? It allows me to understand how fortunate I am to play with such great people and for something bigger than myself. It's not about me.

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Tom from Tom and Jerry.

8. All-time favorite board game? Risk

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

10. What is your favorite local restaurant? Longhorn Steakhouse

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? Shark Tank

12. What is your greatest fear? The unknown of the ocean.

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

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Blow Pops.

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? Once I wake up because I get to eat.

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? Arex. My arms are short like a T-Rex.

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? Our Lady of Mount Carmel/St. Nicholas.

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? Ambidextrous (I like to think I am at least).

19. If time machines were real, and you could choose just one - to travel forward or backward - which would you select and why? Forward because life is always improving. I'd want to see all of the new inventions.

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 pick a former President (probably Kennedy or Reagan) and ask them to tell me the truth about every popular conspiracy theory.


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