November 1, 2016

Buckeye Spotlight – Brad Feimer

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Nov. 1, 2016

Brad Feimer is in his fourth year as a member of the spirit program; two as a cheerleader and two as a manager, his current role. Feimer, a Parma, Ohio native who is on track to earn his degree in business administration, assists the coaching staff on gamedays in a variety of ways and also assists team members in various capacities. He has been “a blessing to our program,” according to head coach Ben Schreiber.

What was your favorite part of Bucks Go Pro?
My favorite part of BGP was meeting and working with other student-athletes who want to bring their passion to the professional world.

What is the best piece of advice you received from BGP?
Build a self-brand and get to know what I bring to the table.

Which site visit did you enjoy the most?
I enjoyed the Worthington Industries visit the most because I didn’t know such an influential company was in our backyard.

What was your group project, and what was your role in it?
My project involved reorganizing the student-athlete peer educator program which educates student-athletes about alcohol, marijuana, and sexual violence. I am now the VP of the program.

How did you decide to come to OSU?
I was born and raised a Buckeye like my father. There was no question in the end.

How long have you been doing your sport?
I was a gymnast for 15-plus years and injury led me to pursue cheerleading in college.

Do you have any pre-game/match superstitions or rituals?
My team always does a full break before a game and we tap ceiling on the stadium tunnel before we run out.

What is your favorite part about your sport?
Meeting passionate fans.

What is the hardest thing about sport?
The time requirement like any other college sport.

How do you balance athletics and academics?
Through trial and error. I had to learn how to the hard way.

Why did you choose your major?
I’m an English major and I chose it because I plan on going to law school.

What is your favorite study spot on campus?
The union by a fireplace.

What is your favorite class you have taken here so far?
Law and Politics.

What is a fun fact about you that not many people know about?
I built a motorcycle and enjoy hands on projects around the house.

If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Polish Boy hotdogs.

Who do you most admire and why?
My father because he taught me to be passionate about what I do and don’t take it for granted.

Describe OSU in one word.
Family.