Player Profile: Christopher Battiste

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Player Profile: Christopher Battiste

Name: Christopher Battiste

Sport: JV Basketball

Grade: Sophomore

Position: Forward

How long have you been playing basketball?

“I have been playing basketball for 7 years.”

Who has influenced you positively in your athletic career?

“My coach, Isaiah Dolman has influenced me to work hard and never give up.”

What is your favorite part about playing basketball? Why do you play?

“My favorite part about basketball is how all of your teammates are a second family. You grow and fall as one. That’s why I love the sport.”

Do you play for any AAU teams? If so, where?

“I play for West Michigan Crush in Caledonia.”

What is your favorite basketball memory?

“My favorite memory is playing in Vegas. As a team we flew down and played in a massive tournament.”

What, if any, are your future plans with basketball?

“I hope to play in college then move on to a different career.”

What is an inspirational quote that you go by?

“I’ve failed over and over in my life. And that is why I succeed.” -Michael Jordan