Athlete of the Week: Jack Wick, Chaminade Julienne High School

Jack Wick
Jack Wick

Name: Jack Wick

School: Chaminade Julienne

Grade: Senior

Age: 17

Sports: Golf

Claim to fame/honors: I had a hole in one at Moraine Country Club

Bet you didn’t know … my real name is John

Words you live by: “The more I practice, the luckier I get” — Arnold Palmer

Toughest opponent: Alter

Biggest influence: Jason Kronenberger. He has been my golf coach since the seventh grade and has been my mentor.

Match-day rituals: Way too many to count

What’s on your bedroom walls: The Ohio State helmet stripe

When I’m bored I like to … Go to the driving range

Favorite movie: Caddyshack

Person who would play you in a movie: Keanu Reeves already has (John Wick)

Favorite TV show: Modern Family

Favorite music: Country

I can’t live without: Ohio State football

I can live without: Homework

Favorite book: Harry Potter

Favorite home-cooked meal: Chicken Tettrazini

Favorite restaurant: Oakwood Club

Favorite smell: Any type of hot sauce

Favorite cereal: Cap’n Crunch

Store where you’d like a shopping spree: Golf Galaxy

Vegetable you won’t eat: Brussels sprouts

I’d love to trade places for a day with … Jordan Spieth

Whose mind would you like to read? Urban Meyer

Place where you’d love to travel? Scotland (for the golf)

Talent you’d like to have? To be able to dunk a basketball

Favorite school subject: Math

Favorite athlete: Tiger Woods

Favorite team: Ohio State football

Favorite Olympic sport: Swimming

Favorite sports moment: Any time Ohio State beats Michigan

Favorite junk food: Twix bars

Best thing about golf: The feeling of hitting a perfect shot.

In 10 years, I hope to be … an even better golfer

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