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Athlete Spotlight: Destiny Mathews

Posted: December 18, 2012 - 1:02pm
Destiny Mathews
Destiny Mathews

SPORT: Basketball

POSITION: Forward

AGE: 13

GRADE: Eighth

SCHOOL: Paul Knox Middle

WHY DID YOU CHOOSE BASKETBALL? I like playing with my teammates and I like playing team sports.

WHAT IS THE MOST DIFFICULT THING TO DO IN BASKETBALL? Shooting

STANDOUT MOMENT: I made a game-winning layup in a game against Merriwether.

STRENGTHS: Post moves

IMPROVEMENT GOAL: To be a better shooter

WORST INJURY: Sprained my ankle

TRAINING ROUTINE: Running around the neighborhood to build up endurance

OTHER SPORTS: Volleyball and softball

SPORT YOU WOULD LIKE TO TRY: None

FAVORITE PROFESSIONAL ATHLETE: LeBron James

WHY IS BEING INVOLVED IN SPORTS IMPORTANT? To stay active and experience things you normally wouldn’t experience.

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