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Aug. 14, 2011

Name:  Torri Preston

Hometown:  Conyers, Georgia

Favorite Meal:  Fried Chicken, Cornbread, collard greens, Macaroni N Cheese and Kool-Aid on a paper plate with plastic cups.

Favorite Team Growing Up:  Atlanta Falcons

Favorite Player Growing Up:  Brian Dawkins

You Would Be Surprised To Know That:  I enjoy trading and buying penny stocks online as well as reading the Wall Street Journal.

To Relax I Like To:  Chill with family and friends

Right Now My Service Selection Would Be:  Marine Corps Ground

What Has Surprised Me About The Academy Is:  The networking opportunities and the exposure to new endeavors in the military as well as in the corporate sector.

After My Service Commitment I Hope To Be:  A corporate lawyer/sport agent

If I Could Eat Dinner With Anyone In History It Would Be:  Colonel Charles D Young, who was the third African American graduate of West Point, the first black U.S. national park superintendent, first black military attaché, first black to achieve the rank of colonel and highest-ranking black officer in the United States Army until his death in 1922.

My Favorite Coach Niumatalolo Saying Is:  “You guys have zero dang clue what it takes to win here”

If I Could Be Anybody In History I Would Be:  Toussaint Louverture, because his military genius and political acumen led to the establishment of the independent black state of Haiti, transforming an entire society of slaves into a free, self-governing people.

In High School I Dreamed Of Being:  A college graduate and going to law school



If I Could Trade Places With One Of My Teammates It Would Be:  Gary Myers, because he has his own unique SWAG similar to myself.

If I Could Be Coach For A Day I Would:  Take the team to an NFL training camp to show my team what it means to train like champions. 

When My Parents Are In Town I Like To:  Go have dinner by the water and enjoy the festivities of Annapolis.

On My IPod Is:  T.I, Rick Ross, Tupac, Young Jeezy, Drake, Yo Gotti

My Favorite Summer Vacation Was:  Japan

My Favorite Meal In King Hall Is:  Filet Mignon and Lobster

My First Thought Stepping On The Yard Was:  Free education, Division I football and I’m getting paid? Let’s Get It!!!!

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