Senior Spotlight — Danny Nolasco
Name: Danny Nolasco.
Nicknames: “Dan the Lam,” “Danimal,” “The Wizard.”
School: Hall High School.
Date/Place of birth: Aug. 17, 1995, Spring Valley.
Hometown: Spring Valley.
Family: Ray, Sue, Brian Nolasco and grandma “T-bird.”
Sports: Football, basketball and baseball.
Favorite sport: Baseball because it’s the only sport played on dirt.
Favorite food and where to get it: Wings from Buffalo Wild Wings.
Likes: Music, hanging with friends and popcorn.
Dislikes: Being bored, waking up early and mushrooms.
Person with the greatest influence on my athletic career and why: John Wooden. His “Pyramid of Success” has always been a huge part of my family.
Person with the greatest influence on my life: My dad because he has taught me everything I know.
If stranded on a deserted island, I would have to have my: Popcorn.
The CD in my player at home/car is: “2-Chainz.”
People would be surprised to know that: My favorite movie is “Hurcules.”
I stay home to watch: “White Collar.”
When I need luck for a big game, I: Pop some popcorn and watch some of my favorite shows or movies.
The funniest person I’ve ever met: A.J. Gaeta. That kid can just do no wrong.
What they’ll say about me at school after I graduate: That I was a heck of a kid.
Most embarrassing moment: Bragging about Notre Dame and how they were going to beat Alabama.
Most unforgettable moment: Singing “Iris” with Zach Urbanski for the Mr. Hall competition.
Ultimate sports fantasy: Be on the same team as Evan Longoria.
What I would like to do in life: Help people that really need help.
Three words that best describe me: Giving, snazzy, class-clown.