Athlete Showcase: Dowagiac’s Donovan Sullivan
Donovan Sullivan is a senior on the Dowagiac boys basketball team.
What has been one of your greatest accomplishments as an athlete?
DS: Winning districts against Paw Paw.
What has been one of your biggest disappointments as an athlete?
DS: Losing regionals to Benton Harbor.
Who is a “hero” in your life and why?
DS: My mom, because she is currently fighting cancer and never lets it stop her.
When are you the most nervous while you are competing?
DS: I am most nervous when we are in clutch moments.
Describe an embarrassing athletic moment.
DS: When I tripped over my own foot in a game.
How do you tend to workout/train when by yourself?
DS: I write out a workout before and follow as I work out.
What other sport would you like to compete in if you were not playing yours?
DS: I’m not sure.
Why are sports an important part of a high school experience?
DS: They show you how to work in teams before you go to the real world.
How would you give away $50,000?
DS: I would donate the money to find a cure for cancer.
If you could be the head coach of a team for a year, what team would you choose?
DS: I would be the coach of the Dowagiac basketball team.
If I did not play sports, I would…?
DS: Most likely work every day after school.
What is the most challenging thing for you to do in your sport?
DS: Match up with guys who are bigger than me.
If you could change one rule about your sport, what would it be?
DS: I would not change any rules about my sport.
What is the best compliment you have ever received?
DS: The best compliment was that I was just doing a great job.
What was the scariest thing you have had to do? Are you glad you did it?
DS: I cannot think of anything I did that was scary.
What was the last thing you saw someone do that really impressed you?
DS: I saw one of my teammates dunk. It was pretty impressive.
What is your favorite hobby? Why?
DS: My favorite hobby is to play with my friends outside of school.
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