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Student-Athlete of the Week - Jimmy Ockford

 
Jimmy Ockford was selected as the Louisville Student-Athlete of the Week


Jimmy Ockford was selected as the Louisville Student-Athlete of the Week

Nov. 22, 2013

Sport: Soccer

Post-college ambition: Pro soccer player

Person with greatest influence on athletic career: Teammates

Biggest thrill in sports: Winning

Athlete you most admire: Lionel Messi

What impresses you most about your coach: He's always positive

What has been your biggest athletic obstacle to overcome: Earning a spot to play

Hobbies and outside interests: Music

Favorite professional team: Manchester United

Favorite Movie: Good Will Hunting

Favorite TV show: Entourage

Favorite music artist: Logic

Favorite food: Buffalo chicken

Favorite class: English

Favorite book: The Kite Runner

Favorite professor: Joan Dantoni

Favorite funny movie quote: "When in Rome" - Anchorman

Favorite iPhone/Android app: The Chive

A "Stupid Human Trick" you can do: I can twerk

Person you would most like to meet: Leonardo DiCaprio

Words that best describe you: Athletic and smart

Best advice you have gotten about sports: Never give up and give your best effort

What people should know about you but probably don't: I make music

If they filmed a movie about your life, who would star in it and what would it be called: 'Jimmy Ockford' starring Jimmy Ockford

If you could have dinner with three people (current, historical, fictional) who would it be: Leonardo Dicaprio, Abraham Lincoln and Vincent Chase

Why you chose UofL: Great soccer program

Best part about being an athlete: Being able to compete in my favorite sport

The moment you realized you was really good at my sport: When I first started playing

Your favorite place to volunteer or do community service: Habitat for Humanity

The strangest thing that ever happened to you while you were competing in your sport: Scoring a header from the top of the 18 yard box

What is your favorite place you have ever visited: England

What is your favorite season: Summer

 

 

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