Timeout with Dayton's Tyler Firestone

Tyler Firestone

SCHOOL: Dayton High

YEAR: Junior

SPORT: Basketball

Q: What are your favorite sport and how did you get started playing them?

A: My favorite sports are football and basketball. My dad got me into them when I was a kid.

Q: Who is your favorite professional athlete and why?

A: My favorite athlete would have to be Ray Lewis. I like the intensity he brings to every game.

Q: What has been your most thrilling moment in sports?

A: When my middle school basketball team won the championship.

Q: Do you have a role model and why is he/she your role model?

A: My parents because they are always here for me and they push me to be a successful person.

Q: Do you have a teammate you hang around a lot away from school, and why?

A: Sean deRubertis. We've been good friends since elementary school.

Q: Do you have any hobbies, and if so, what are they?

A: Working out.

Q: What is your favorite food?

A: My parents' carne asada tacos.

Q: What is the last non-academic book you read?

A: "Odd Thomas" by Dean Koontz.

Q: Who is your favorite musician or group?

A: My favorite musicians are Wiz Khalifa and Notorious B.I.G. I like the beats to their music.

Q: After graduation, where do you plan to attend college, and what are you looking at in terms of a major?

A: I'm planning on going into the Air Force. I want to become a physical trainer.

Q: Do you have a favorite TV show?

A: My favorite TV show is Blue Mountain State. It's the funniest TV show I've ever seen.

Q: Tell us something that would surprise most of your friends.

A: That I'm possibly going into the military.


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