The "Cobra Spotlight" is a weekly highlight of a student-athlete at Coker College. Each week we take a different athlete from a different sport and display some facets to get more familiar with them. This week we take a look at LaShon Alexander, a member of the men's volleuyball team.
Name: Leshon Alexander
Sport: Men’s volleyball
Position: Middle back/outside hitter
Hometown: Methuen, MA
Major: Computer science
Why did you choose Coker? I chose Coker because it was a way for me to enjoy the comforts of a small campus along with playing college volleyball.
What is your best memory at Coker (athletic related)? Best memory at Coker would be the first women’s basketball home game earlier this semester.
What is your best memory at Coker (non-athletic related)? Homecoming weekend would be my best non-athletic memory.
Which athletic team would you play on at Coker other than your own? Men’s soccer
Favorite class: P.E. 215
Favorite professor: Dr. Shawn Lay
Plans after graduation: Begin working in an information technology department handling networking and project management.
Favorite movie: Lion King 1 1/2
Favorite type of music: R&B and Soca
Favorite food: Caribbean food, pizza and wings
Favorite sports team: Patriots, Bruins, Red Sox and Celtics. #BostonStrong
Favorite color: Purple and blue
Favorite TV show: CSI, NCIS and The Big Bang Theory
Most prized possession: My wristbands
What is something people may not know about you? I can bake and write poetry
Do you have a nickname? If so, how did you get it? Shonny and Slickbad. Shonny is my baby name that my mom and godmother gave me. Slickbad is a nickname my mom gave me as how I used to get out of trouble while growing up.
One word that describes you: Kind-spirited