Getting to know Samson Oyediran
Monday, January 9, 2017
Getting to know  Samson Oyediran

Name: Samson Oyediran
Sport: MBB
Major: Health Science
Classification: Sophomore
Hometown: London, England

 

How would your friends and family describe you?

Driven, kind, funny, respectful, and a high character guy

What movie can you watch over and over again?

The Pursuit of Happiness

What are some of your interests outside of your sport?

Reading, eating, and having fun with good company

Who are your favorite  professional athletes?

George Gervin, Kevin Durant, and Kawhi Leonard

What are you looking forward to the most this season?

Competing with my team

Who do you look up to?

Jesus

Who would you get to play you in a movie?

Myself, there can only be one me

What’s your dream job?

Professional basketball player, I also want to run my own health research center

If you could go back in time, what year would you go to? Why?

2004, would tell myself to start playing basketball earlier

What are some things that genuinely make you happy?

Seeing people succeed, food, sleep, and seeing my mom smile

What goals do you want to accomplish this season?

Winning and doing whatever I need to help accomplish that

What motivates you to work hard?

Myself, understanding that this is a blessing and my family

What’s your favorite holiday?

Thanksgiving

What is your proudest accomplishment up to this point?

Becoming a D1 athlete

Is there a quote you often recite or reflect on?

“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me”

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