Prep Pulse: Jared Englert


A Q&A with Jasper senior boys basketball player Jared Englert.

Nickname: Jeff.

Best thing about the school year: Being a senior on the team, it has its perks.

Who on your team cracks you up and why: Caleb Burger, he’s always messing with everyone.

Complete the sentence: I could binge watch Arrow for hours on end.

What teacher has had the greatest impact on your life, and why: Tony Ahrens – he taught me the importance of hard work, respect, and dedication.

What’s the best emoji: The laughing so hard you're crying face.

Favorite type of donut: Chocolate with sprinkles.

One thing you do that puts you in your coach’s doghouse: Forgetting the plays.

People would be surprised to know what about you: I'm a procrastinator.

Piece of advice you’ve gotten that has stuck with you: Anything worth having is hard to get.

Who do you consider to be your heroes: Larry Bird.

Physical feature that makes you unique: My pinky toes are turned sideways.

Oddest piece of trivia that you know: Bullfrogs don't sleep.

I hate to admit it, but my parents are right about: How I should spend more time studying.

No matter what, playing with my dog can always cheer me up.

I spend far too much money on: NBA 2K.

You scream at the TV when: The Houston Texans throw an interception.

Something you really wish you knew how to do: How to fly a plane.

What are some things on your bucket list: Skydiving, seeing the eight wonders of the world, retiring on a beach.

Best concert you’ve attended: Attaboy.

Who’s the smartest person on your team: Dillon Sternberg or Kyle Hedinger.

Best athlete from another school you’ve faced: Romeo Langford (New Albany alum, current Indiana Hoosier).

Song in your music collection that’s played the most: "Goosebumps" by Travis Scott.

Business you’d like to add to your hometown: Chick-fil-A.

Favorite former athlete from your school: Scott Rolen.

Strawberry jelly or grape jelly: Strawberry.

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