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Jordan Faust

Jordan Faust

Where are you from?
South Kingstown, RI

How old are you?

When did you start playing the game?
2nd Grade

What made you interested in playing basketball?
It was fun and I liked the competition

Do you remember your first organized basketball game?

How did you play and how did it make you feel?
I played well from what I can remember. I remember getting out on the break a lot and getting a lot of easy points because of that. It must have been a sign because I think I shine the most in transition because of my moves and passing. Also, I remember making some passes that I think people could tell were ahead of my time. I remember feeling great because it was a lot of fun and our team won and I felt exhausted after the game because of how fast it was.

When did you begin to take basketball seriously and why?
When I transfered high schools, I got cut trying out my sophmore year, when I thought I really should have made it. I got so mad after that I wanted revenge and I would play all the kids who made the Varsity team in open gym and play great against them. Ever since then I realized how good I was and how good I could be and deep down I knew that basketball was not only my passion but something that made me special.

Does your family support you playing basketball?

What influenced you to play basketball?
To get revenge on all those who said I would never make it playing basketball and to prove to not only them but to my self that I can make it

What is your favorite aspect of playing basketball?
I love everything about the game so it would be hard to pick just one. I’d say one of the best feelings I get is when everything is going right for me on the court and I find my flow or zone and I am just free and playing the game I love.

What is your motivation to play?
All the coaches who over-looked me or didn’t even get me a shot, all the sacrifices I have made to just have an opportunity to play, all the haters and doubters. I have a chip on my shoulder for life because of these things.

What are your habits before a game?
I like to be by myself and get in my mind gym, in other words visualize the game and get mentally focused. I like to drink the G-Series Prime and put on my headphones to get amped up for the game.

Do play other sports competitively, which sports?
Baseball, golf, tennis.

What is your favorite food to eat before and after games?
Don’t really have any. I’d say pasta would be a good pre-game meal.

What is your favorite pre-game music?
Rap, especially Eminem or T.I

Do you have any religious background and basketball?
Well I go to a chistian college right now so I guess that count’s hah

How often do you workout?
Twice a day

Do you have a partner or on your own?

Have you been seriously injured?

What are your strong points in basketball?
Shooting, ball Handling, passing, driving, IQ

Do you consider yourself healthy and why?
Mostly, still working on getting %100 this summer, I have been dealing with knee pain a bad ankle

Do you have many friends who don’t play basketball?
Not really.

What is life outside of basketball for you?
My life is crazy but it’s really centered all-around basketball for me right now but I know there is more to life than just basketball but it’s still the love of my life!

Do you get a lot of attention because you play basketball?

What are your plans after your basketball career is over?
I am majoring in sports management and I really love sports so I don’t know exactly what I want to do with it yet but something in that area.

Is basketball your life?
Oh yeah

Where has basketball taken you?
To a bunch of different schools already and I am hoping it will take me all around the world in the near future!
Have you made mistakes in your life that has affected your career? If you would like to go into detail please explain
Not yet and I don’t plan to but I can always make smarter decisions and work on myself and get better everyday.

What is your basketball standing now? Do you play — High school, college, professional, semi pro or retired?
I am playing college basketball at a school called North Central University and have been playing there for 2 years.

What are your basketball dreams?
My dreams are to do great for my last season of basketball and then find the perfect team and place to go over-seas to play professionally. I am really willing to go just about anywhere because I love b-ball that much but my dream would be to play in Spain or Australia. Then I dream that I will blow-up over there and get noticed by the NBA and join the league and play for my favorite team, the Boston Celtics. That would be the life and it could be mine.

Are you happy with your basketball game?
No because I know I can always learn something new and get better everyday, but I’m not going to lie I like my game