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Senior Spotlight — Garrett Anderson

Name: Garrett Anderson.

Nickname: Germany.

School: LaMoille High School.

Place of birth: Fairbanks, Alaska.

Hometown: LaMoille.

Family: Father, Kevin; mother, Tina.

Sports: Football and baseball.

Favorite sport and why: Football, because it’s a very physical sport.

Likes: Food.

Dislikes: George Stuepfert.

Person with the greatest influence on my athletic career (and why): Derrick Mays, he retired from the Packers, then our team met him and talked with him for awhile about football.

Person with the greatest influence in my life (and why): My dad, because he was a high-ranking pilot for the Air Force for 22 years before he retired as a colonel.

If stranded on a deserted island, I would have my: Pantry.

The CD in my player at home/car is: My own mix.

People would be surprised to know: I play five different instruments (guitar, bass, mandolin, violin and ukulele).

I stay home to watch: Football, TBS, Comedy Central.

When I need luck for a big game, I: rub Buddha’s belly.

What they’ll say about me at school after I graduate: Probably just about how cool and absolutely handsome I am.

Most embarrassing moment: I got depantsed once, underwear and all, in front of the football and volleyball teams and cheerleaders at practice on a cold day.

What I would like to do in life: Take engineering in college, then join the military.

Three words that best describe myself: Friendly, talented and absolutely sexy.

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