Meet The Mid Presented By Verizon Wireless-James King
June 14, 2012
NAME: James King
HOMETOWN: Orinda Calif.
FAVORITE MEAL: My dad's ribs
FAVORITE TEAM GROWING UP: 49ers and Raiders
FAVORITE PLAYER GROWING UP: Jerry Rice
YOU WOULD BE SURPRISED TO KNOW THAT I: Like sardines
TO RELAX I LIKE TO: Sleep heavily
RIGHT NOW MY SERVICE SELECTION WOULD BE: Surface Warfare
WHAT HAS SURPRISED ME THE MOST ABOUT THE ACADEMY IS: The number of uniforms we have
AFTER MY SERVICE COMMITMENT I HOPE TO BE: A writer
IF I COULD EAT DINNER WITH ANYONE IN HISTORY IT WOULD BE: Pat Tillman
MY FAVORITE COACH NIUMATALOLO SAYING IS: "Nobody Cares!"
IF I COULD BE ANYONE IN HISTORY I WOULD BE (NAME AND WHY): Thomas Jefferson
IN HIGH SCHOOL I DREAMED OF BEING: A linebacker
IF I COULD TRADE PLACES WITH ONE OF MY TEAMMATES IT WOULD BE (NAME AND WHY): Joe Cardona, so I could experience being a specialist
IF I COULD BE COACH FOR A DAY I WOULD: Quote Remember the Titans, Rudy and Any Given Sunday as much as possible.
WHEN MY PARENTS ARE IN TOWN I LIKE TO: Go out to eat and chat with them
ON MY IPOD IS: Johnny Cash, Slipknot, Greenday, Eminem
MY FAVORITE SUMMER VACATION WAS: Going up to the mountains every 4th of July
MY FAVORITE MEAL IN KING HALL IS: Pizza
MY FIRST THOUGHT STEPPING ON THE NAVAL ACADEMY CAMPUS WAS: This place looks pretty cool.
WHAT I LOVE ON GAME DAY IS: Running out on to the field and winning.
MY FAVORITE CLASS IS (NAME AND WHY): History, because it puts things in perspective.
THE FIRST TIME I RAN OUT OF THE TUNNEL AT NAVY-MARINE CORPS I: Tried to get on TV.
THE WORD THAT BEST DESCRIBES A NAVY FOOTBALL PLAYER IS: Selfless