Feb. 8, 2016

Trevor Thompson is in his second season with the Ohio State basketball team and first on the court after sitting out a season after his transfer from Virginia Tech. The Indianapolis native has appeared in 24 games, starting 17, in his redshirt sophomore season. Thompson has average 5.6 points and 4.9 rebounds while tallying three double-doubles on the season.

Student Life
Do you prefer Oval Beach in the Fall or Spring (or maybe the Winter)? – Fall
Where is the best place to sit for lectures? – Back because I’m so tall and can see over everybody
Most underrated place to study on campus – My room
Why did you choose to major in sport industry? – Because I have an interest in sports and coaching
If you were the University President for a day, what would you do? – Give us the day off
Describe your first day as a student at The Ohio State University? – Very confusing. I didn’t know where I was going and felt like a lost puppy.

Popular Culture
Favorite TV show – Spongebob Squarepants
Favorite movie – Star Wars
Favorite book and/or magazine – Sports Illustrated
Favorite celebrity – DJ Khaled because of his snapchats
Favorite singer or musical group – Drake
Last concert I attended was – Young Thug

Favorite pro sports team – Los Angeles Lakers
Favorite athlete – My dad
The athlete I would most like to compete against – Kevin Durant
Favorite athletic memory – When we beat Kentucky in Barclays Center and celebrating the win after
Team you’re most looking forward to competing against – Michigan State
Pre-game/match superstition/Pre-game/match ritual – I watch Star Wars
What is your top skill? What skill do you need to improve? – My top skill is my versatility and my IQ and I need to improve on not relaxing

Travel Most interesting place I’ve visited – Cancun
Place I would like to visit – Africa

Favorite home cooked meal – Curry
Favorite snack food – Peanut butter and jelly

Person I most admire – Kobe Bryant
In 10 years, I would like to be – A professional basketball player
If I had a million dollars, I would – Spend a lot on food and help my family
Coolest thing you did this past summer – Got to spend a lot of quality time with my younger siblings and take my baby sister out to the park
I would like to trade places for a day with – The president of the United States
Best piece of advice you’ve received – In order to be great, you have to fall in love with the process
Dream event (non-sport or sport-related) you would like to attend – Playing in the NBA Finals and winning a championship. Also playing in the NCAA Tournament.
Who tweets too much on your team JaQuan Lyle
Do you have an interesting nickname? – Bucktweezy
What is your hometown known for? – Indianapolis 500
Pop or Soda? – Soda
Cats or Dogs? – Neither
Early Bird or Night Owl? – Night Owl