Prep Pulse: Sam Englert

A Q&A with Forest Park senior basketball player Sam Englert.

Nicknames: Slammin’

Best thing about the school year: Getting to play sports.

Who on your team cracks you up and why: Braydon Voegerl, he is a funny guy.

Complete the sentence: I could binge watch NCIS Los Angeles for hours on end.

What teacher has had the greatest impact on your life, and why: Ross Fuhs, he was not only a teacher but my coach and taught me life lessons.

What’s the best emoji: Winking face.

Favorite type of donut: Chocolate long john.

One thing you do that puts you in your coach’s doghouse: Talk while coach is talking.

People would be surprised to know what about you: I’m not adopted.

Piece of advice you’ve gotten that has stuck with you: Never give up.

Who do you consider to be your hero: LeBron James.

Physical feature that makes you unique: I’m tall.

Oddest piece of trivia that you know: Beaver dams are about 3,000 pounds.

I hate to admit it, but my parents are right about: Me procrastinating.

Complete the sentence: I’m going on a road trip, and I’m going to Florida and I’m taking these people along for the ride: My bros.

No matter what, food can always cheer me up.

I spend far too much money on: My truck.

You scream at the TV when: The Pittsburgh Steelers lose.

Something you really wish you knew how to do: Play the guitar.

What are some things on your bucket list: Skydive, win a state championship.

Best concert you’ve attended: Florida Georgia Line.

Who’s the smartest person on your team: Collin Hochgesang.

Best athlete from another school you’ve faced: Matt Price (Southridge)

Song in your music collection that’s played the most: “God’s Plan” by Drake

Business you’d like to add to your hometown: Steak N’ Shake.

Favorite former athlete from your school: Grant Welp

Strawberry jelly or grape jelly: Grape jelly.

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