In the Globetrotters 'Get to Know the Rookies' series, we will get up close and personal with the Harlem Globetrotters 2013 Rookie Class. Hailing from five states, this talented group of rookies features record holders, dunk contest participants and some talented females. We've asked each of them to share some stories with us, so without further adieu, let's get to know your rookies! this week...
Alex 'Moose' Weekes
Birthday: 9/7/84Age: 28Hometown: Claremore, OklahomaCollege: Middle Tennessee State University and UNC Asheville
What advice can you give to young athletes?Moose: Set goals. Pursue them with a sense of urgency, remembering that others may share the same dreams and aspirations. Set the bar high, work hard and remember to invest the same time and efforts in the classroom.
What would people be surprised to know about you?Moose: I enjoy singing and song writing, and I was voted 'Wittiest' by my senior class in high school.
It would be fun to trade places with...Moose: Kevin Hart. Because he is hilarious and to see if it really hurts your neck having to look up at people all the time.
What do you do to motivate yourself?Moose: Tell myself to be an overachiever, and not allow myself to make any excuses. Visualize my success.
My celebrity crush...Moose: 10 year crush on Halle Berry
Skydiving or bungee jumping?Moose: Bungee. Lesser of two evils. I wasn't born with wings!
Food. Jerk chicken with rice and peas
Books. Knights of the Round Table
Sports Teams. Atlanta Falcons
Now that you know Alex "Moose" Weekes, follow him and send him a message by visiting his player profile. Check out all of our 'Get to Know the Rookies' profiles below.
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