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
Hometown: Rocky Mount, N.C.
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