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Senior Spotlight — Bryan Arteberry

Published: Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014 12:30 p.m. CDT
Bryan Arteberry says his dad has been the biggest influence on his athletic career, because "no matter what he would always be there Friday nights to cheer for me. That's something I'll never forget."

Name: Bryan Arteberry.

Nickname: Fox.

School: BVHS.

Date/place of birth: 11/6/1995 – Barrington, Ill.

Hometown: Walnut.

Family: Dad, Keith. Mom, Tara. Brother, Brandyn. Sister, Macy.

Sports: Football, basketball.

Favorite sport and why: Football – There is a bond between teammates you wouldn’t understand if you’ve never played the sport.

Likes: Going out to eat.

Dislikes: Having nothing to do.

Favorite food and where to get it: Lobsters on the East Coast.

Person with the greatest influence on my athletic career (and why): My dad, no matter what he would always be there Friday nights to cheer for me. That’s something I’ll never forget.

Person with the greatest influence in my life (and why): My Grandpa Bob has probably been the biggest influence on my life. He taught me how to keep my head down and work hard and to always put others before yourself. Along with a lot of other things.

If stranded on a deserted island, I would have my: If stranded I would bring my cell phone to call someone to get me out of there.

Last song I listened to: Last song Seven Feathers by Nahko and Medicine for the People.

People would be surprised to know: I am a personal trainer at Main Street Motivation in Walnut.

I stay home to watch: I don’t stay home.

When I need luck for a big game, I: I’m not a big believer in luck. You have to make your own breaks.

The funniest person I’ve ever met (and why): Brady Franks no matter what he is always cracking jokes.

What they’ll say about me at school after I graduate: I hope they will say he was a selfless leader and a hard worker.

Most embarrassing moment: Probably missing back to back breakaway layups at practice the other week.

Most unforgettable moment: The most unforgettable moment was beating Morrison at Morrison this past football season.

Ultimate sports fantasy: Go undefeated and win a state title.

What I would like to do in life: Be a positive influence on the people I meet throughout my life.

Three words that best describe myself: Strong, leader, personable.

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