February 24th, 2019

20 Questions with Brandon Tucker

Samantha Stallings

Staff Writer

20 Questions with Brandon Tucker
photo provided by Brandon Tucker

On a weekly basis, Louisville Catholic Sports post the Campbellsville University- 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 sstallings92@yahoo.com

Name: Brandon Tucker  

Current School: Saint Xavier High School 
Current Sport Playing: Baseball 
Grade school: St. Albert the Great 
High School GPA: 3.8
College: Western Kentucky University 

1.What is your proudest athletic moment? Baseball State Champion in 2016 and 2018.  
2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? Jimmy Johns #9 with no onion, tomato, and mayo with Mountain Dew Voltage/Code Red. 
3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? Any country song, but “go to” is Drunk on You by Luke Bryan. 
4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Mookie Betts on the Boston Red Sox. Why? He proves why you don't have to be tall to make it in the league. 
5. What is your favorite movie quote? Stepbrothers: “Flat. It's so flat, I can't even- I don't even know. You don't even look good while you're singing. The worst thing I've ever heard. This is twelve hundred dollars a week for voice lessons, and this is what I get? Okay, I'm gonna save it with the solo.”-Derek 
6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? I know whether I have four hits or zero hits at the end of the day everything is going to be alright because God has a plan. It is important to put God first in life. 
7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Taz and Patrick Star I can't choose between the two. 
8. All-time favorite board game? Poker.
9. Droid, iPhone, or Blackberry? Favorite app? iPhone, Snapchat. 
10. What is your favorite local restaurant? Roosters 
11. What is your favorite reality TV show? Big Brother or Bachelor in Paradise. 
12. What is your greatest fear? A shark eating me alive. 
13. What is your best quality/characteristic? I have a big heart/ very talkative.
14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Jolly Rancher Bomb Pop 
15. What is your favorite hour of the day? 3 o'clock Why? Because that's when it's time to ball with my brahs. (bros)
16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? Tuck because my last name is Tucker. 
17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? Special Olympics Kentucky.
18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? I'm in the making to becoming a professional ping pong player. 
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 ahead 15 years to see where I am living and who I am spending the rest of my life with. 
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 Kash Daniel a linebacker and fishermen at the University of Kentucky a question. I would ask him to give me a hype speech because he is one bad man that can get everyone up and ready to go. 

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