December 8, 2013

Cobra Spotlight- Donte Samuels, Men's Basketball

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 Donte Samuels, member of the men's basketball team.

Name: Donte Samuels

Sport: Men’s basketball

Position: Forward

Hometown: Rocky Mount, N.C.

Year: Freshman

Major: Business administration

Why did you choose Coker? I loved the small campus atmosphere and the great teammates I have.

What is your best memory at Coker (athletic related)? Without a doubt it is the home victory against 16th-ranked Carson-Newman.

What is your best memory at Coker (non-athletic related)? Homecoming

Which athletic team would you play on at Coker other than your own? Men’s lacrosse

Favorite class: Communications

Favorite professor: Richard Puffer

Plans after graduation: I want to open up my own youth recreational gym.

Favorite movie: Juice

Favorite type of music: Rap/hip-hop

Favorite food: Buffalo wings

Favorite sports team: Los Angeles Lakers

Favorite color: Green

Favorite TV show: The Wayans Bros.

Most prized possession: My 1,000 point basketball from high school.

What is something people may not know about you? I absolutely hate the Twilight series.

Do you have a nickname? If so, how did you get it? Te, which is short for Donte.

One word that describes you: Goofy

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