Athlete of the Week: Brennen Martin, Lakota West High School

Brennen Martin
Brennen Martin

Name: Brennen Martin

School: Lakota West

Sport: Baseball

Class: Senior

Age: 18

Claim to fame: Having to get a different helmet than everyone else because my head is too big

Bet you didn’t know: I used to play in the dirt and cry

Toughest opponent/why? Mason because they always have great pitching and great athletes in the lineup

Favorite book: The Winners Manual

Favorite movie: Remember the Titans

Favorite TV show: Family Guy

Favorite musical artist: Thomas Rhett

Favorite pro athlete/why: Mike Trout because he is humble off the field and has all the tools to be the best ever

Favorite smell: Skyline

Favorite home-cooked meal: Mom’s goulash

Game-day rituals: Eggs and a smoothie for breakfast, listen to music for a couple of hours before the game and wear my lucky socks

Person who would play me in a movie/why: Will Ferrell because he is the funniest man alive

Words you live by: Get some

Biggest influence/why? My grandfather because he supported me and I played for him

I am most annoyed by: People who chew with their mouths open

You can’t live without: Baseball

Most embarrassing moment: Having to practice without a helmet in first grade because none of them fit me

In 10 years, I’ll be: Graduated from college and working as a physical therapist

Best thing about baseball: Even after a bad day, there’s the next day to make it up

Worst thing about baseball: Rainouts

Vegetable I just won’t eat: Asparagus

Favorite junk food: Chili cheese Fritos

Favorite school subject: Anatomy and physiology

Last DVD or video game I bought: FIFA 17

Person whose brain you’d like to pick: John Wooden

Love to trade places for a day with: LeBron James

When I’m bored, I like to: Work out or watch baseball

Worst habit: Repeating myself

On your bedroom walls: Baseball pictures, Oregon pictures and medals and trophies

Talent I’d most like to have: Be the funniest man alive

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