Athlete of the Week: Michael Elmore, Thurgood Marshall

Name: Michael Elmore

School: Thurgood Marshall

Grade: Senior

Age: 17

Sports: Basketball, football

Claim to fame/honors: Four-year varsity player in basketball and football; wide receiver caught four touchdown passes against Cleveland Collinwood; point guard in basketball; earned academic full ride through Montgomery County College Promise

Bet you didn’t know … I have asthma

Words you live by: Honesty

Toughest opponent: Trotwood-Madison in both sports

Biggest influence: My mom, she always pushes me and sets a good example

Game-day rituals: Say prayer and listen to music

What’s on your bedroom walls: Pictures of me when I was younger

When I’m bored I like to … play Fortnite or listen to music

Favorite movie: All About the Benjamins

Person who would play you in a movie: Eddie Murphy

Favorite TV show: Wild and Out

Favorite musical artist: NBA Youngboy

I can’t live without: My family

I can live without: Negativity

Event you’d like to attend: Super Bowl or NBA Finals game

Favorite book: The Great Gatsby

Favorite home-cooked meal: Chicken spaghetti

Favorite restaurant: Red Lobster

Favorite smell: Laundry detergent

Favorite cereal: Fruity Pebbles

Store where you’d like a shopping spree: Champs

Vegetable you won’t eat: Broccoli

I’d love to trade places for a day with … LeBron James

Whose mind would you like to read? Albert Einstein

Place where you’d love to travel? Hawaii

Talent you’d like to have? Super speed

Favorite school subject: Math

Favorite athlete: Odell Beckham

Favorite team: Green Bay Packer

Favorite Olympic sport: Basketball

Something in the world I’d like to change: The President

Favorite sports moment: When our game sold out against Stivers

Favorite junk food: Sour Gummy Worms

Best thing about basketball: It motivates me to keep my grades up

In 10 years, I hope to be … a sports managemtn major and have my career started

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