Athlete Showcase: Dowagiac’s Brandon Winchester-Jones
Published 8:39 am Monday, January 18, 2016
Brandon Winchester-Jones is a senior on the Dowagiac basketball team.
What has been one of your greatest
accomplishments as an athlete?
BWJ: Being named honorable mention all-state.
What has been one of your biggest
disappointments as an athlete?
BWJ: Not winning state yet.
What has been a hardship in your life?
BWJ: Parents not together.
Who is a “hero” in your life and why?
BWJ: Grandma, because she is always encouraging me.
When are you the most nervous while you are competing?
BWJ: Before the game.
Describe an embarrassing athletic moment.
BWJ: Air balling a free throw.
How do you tend to workout/train when by yourself?
BWJ: Ball handling and free throws.
What other sport would you like to compete in if you were not playing yours?
Who are you a big fan of?
BWJ: Stephen Curry. I like his game.
How would you give away $50,000?
BWJ: To my family or I would keep it.
If you could be the head coach of a team for a year, what team would you choose?
BWJ: Golden State.
If I did not play sports, I would…?
BWJ: I cannot answer that.
What is the most challenging thing for you to do in your sport?
BWJ: Keep a positive attitude.
If you could change one rule about your sport, what would it be?
What is the best compliment you have ever received?
BWJ: You are going somewhere.
What was the scariest thing you have had to do? Are you glad you did it?
BWJ: Kill a spider. Yes.
What was the last thing you saw someone do that really impressed you?
BWJ: Parents helping out.
What is your favorite hobby? Why?
BWJ: Playing basketball. I love it.
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