Brandon Young
14 Brandon Young
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Atlanta, Ga.

High School:
Marist

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 160

Position:
G

Birthdate:
07/12/1994

Experience:
HS

• Non-Scholarship Player

• Twice named captain of Marist squad. Also won team's Defensive Player award.

• Marist reached quarterfinal round of State AAAA tournament in 2012 and 2013.

• Also played on Marist's state semifinalist football team in 2012.

Personal

• Full Name: Brandon Howard Young

• Birthdate / Birthplace: July 12, 1994 in Atlanta, Ga.

• Nickname: BY

• Favorite TV Shows: Sportscenter, Blue Mountain State

• Favorite Video Games: NCAA Football, Super Smash Brothers

• Websites I Have Bookmarked: ESPN, Facebook

• Favorite Foods: fried rice, buffalo chicken wings, bagel bites

• Favorite Movies: Batman, Remember the Titans, My Cousin Vinny

• Non-Basketball Interests: Golf, Taking naps

• Teammate That Makes Me Laugh Hardest: Brandon Morris

• Most Famous Person I've Met: Herschel Walker

• Proudest Non-Athletic Accomplishment: National Honor Society

• Proudest Athletic Accomplishment: Two-time team captain

• Pre-Game Rituals: Country Music and Stretching

• Post-Game Rituals: Sleeping

• Superstitions: Two pairs of socks and always a Blow Pop on game day

• Most Prized Possessions: My family; high school diploma

• Favorite Academic Subject: History

• Most Challenging Subject: Math

• Sport I'd Most Like to Try: Pole Vaulting

• I Chose My Jersey Number Because: 1 and 4 add up to my high school number (5)

• Favorite NBA Team: San Antonio Spurs

• Favorite NBA Player: Danilo Gallinari

• Favorite Non-Basketball Pro Team: Atlanta Braves

• Favorite Non-Basketball Athlete: Hines Ward

• When I was young and playing ball, I pretended I was: Jason Terry and Steve Nash

• What I Like Most About Being Part of this Team: The friends I've made and the competition that comes with it

• I Chose to Attend UGA Because: I have family that went here and I've loved the Dawgs all my life.

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