Meet The Mid Presented By Verizon Wireless-Shakir Robinson
July 10, 2012
NAME: Shakir Robinson
HOMETOWN: Brunswick, Ga.
FAVORITE MEAL: Cornbread, red beans and rice, macaroni, kiwi and strawberries
FAVORITE TEAM GROWING UP: Denver Broncos
FAVORITE PLAYER GROWING UP: Kobe Bryant
YOU WOULD BE SURPRISED TO KNOW THAT I: Have many different names that people know me by
TO RELAX I LIKE TO: Reside on a hammock
RIGHT NOW MY SERVICE SELECTION WOULD BE: Naval Aviator
WHAT HAS SURPRISED ME THE MOST ABOUT THE ACADEMY IS: The amount of work and discipline it takes to stay here
AFTER MY SERVICE COMMITMENT I HOPE TO BE: A great father and husband.
IF I COULD EAT DINNER WITH ANYONE IN HISTORY IT WOULD BE: My grandfather. I never got to really talk to him while he was in his young years.
MY FAVORITE COACH NIUMATALOLO SAYING IS: You young guys have no clue.
IF I COULD BE ANYONE IN HISTORY I WOULD BE (NAME AND WHY): Will Smith. He has a great career as an actor. I would like to play his role in the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
IN HIGH SCHOOL I DREAMED OF BEING: An academic scholar at the Georgia Institute of Technology while being on the film team
IF I COULD TRADE PLACES WITH ONE OF MY TEAMMATES IT WOULD BE (NAME AND WHY): Trey Miller. As the quarterback you have complete control of the offense. Everyone looks up to you to make the right decision.
IF I COULD BE COACH FOR A DAY I WOULD: Be Coach Green. I would like to teach his grandkids the alphabet "A's....B's...C's..." (Inside joke)
WHEN MY PARENTS ARE IN TOWN I LIKE TO: Catch up on what's happening back home
ON MY IPOD IS: A lot of pictures but not much music
MY FAVORITE SUMMER VACATION WAS: When I visited Fort Bluff, Teb=nn. I grew a lot spiritually with my walk with God.
MY FAVORITE MEAL IN KING HALL IS: Anything Italian
MY FIRST THOUGHT STEPPING ON THE NAVAL ACADEMY CAMPUS WAS: This place is huge...
WHAT I LOVE ON GAME DAY IS: The feeling of putting in all the work..leading up to the game...knowing that I am prepared to play.
MY FAVORITE CLASS IS (NAME AND WHY): History...I like learning about the past. I do not want to make the same mistakes others have made before me.
THE FIRST TIME I RAN OUT OF THE TUNNEL AT NAVY-MARINE CORPS I: Saw all the fans and knew it was game time...let's go!
THE WORD THAT BEST DESCRIBES A NAVY FOOTBALL PLAYER IS: Tough