Player Profile: Jason Downey


Ali Czarnecki, Sports Reporter

Name: Jason Downey
Grade: 10th
Sport: Freshman basketball
What is your favorite part of basketball?
“My favorite part about basketball is right before the game starts and everyone gets super hype and jumps around.”
How has this year gone as a Freshman?
“This year has gone pretty well, teachers help me out but it’s hard to keep track of everything because I play 3 sports.”
What is your favorite gas station food? Why?
“My favorite gas station food is beef jerky, it’s a great tasty snack that always hits the spot.”
Who is your favorite teacher and why?
“My favorite teacher is Mrs. DeMeester, she is funny and I’m always looking forward to her class.”
What do you like to work on at practice? Does it help your performance?
“The drill I like best during practice is the shooting drills, yes it does help for games because it helps you be prepared for catch and release shooting.”
What is your motivation to play basketball?
“I don’t have a motivation to play basketball, I just love the game so I keep playing it.”

What is your favorite quote? Why?

“Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t” – Jerry Rice. This is my favorite quote because it says that you should always strive for greatness no matter the conditions.”