Burke DDN Athlete of the Week


Athlete of the Week: Ashton Burke, Legacy Christian Academy

By: John Cummings Contributing Writer

Name: Ashton Burke

School: Legacy Christian Academy

Sport: Basketball

Class: Senior

Age: 18

Bet you didn’t know: I’m afraid of heights

Favorite book: The Bible

Favorite movie: Cars 3

Favorite TV show: Friday Night Lights

Favorite musical artist/song: I like all kinds of music

Favorite pro athlete: Drew Brees

Favorite smell: Food on the grill

Favorite home-cooked meal: Hamburgers

Game-day rituals: Lunch at Super Subby’s

Words you live by: Play for an audience of one

Biggest influence/why: My father because he teaches me about important things in life

I am most annoyed by: Loud people

You can’t live without: Food and my phone

Most embarrassing moment: When my sister beat me in P-I-G with a granny shot

In 10 years, I’ll be: Married with a good-paying job I enjoy

Best thing about basketball: Competition

Worst thing about basketball: Getting injured

Vegetable I just won’t eat: Broccoli

Favorite junk food: Chips and dip

Favorite school subject: Math; pre-calculus

Last DVD or video game I bought: NBA 2K

Person whose brain you’d like to pick: Donald Trump

Love to trade places for a day with: Steph Curry

When I’m bored, I like to: Watch TV, play PSP and watch movies

Worst habit: Staying up too late

On your bedroom walls: Sports banners and posters

Talent I’d most like to have: Singing