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Senior Spotlight — Roosvelt Fuentes

Published: Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014 1:00 p.m. CST
(BCR photo/Dan Dwyer)
Roosvelt Fuentes says his father is his role model and his brother, Erick, has had the biggest influence on his athletic career, because “we always compete against one another to see who the better athlete is and of course its me.”

Name: Roosvelt Fuentes.

Nickname: Rosie.

School: Hall High School.

Date/place of birth: March 4, 1996.

Hometown: Spring Valley.

Family: Brothers—Erick and Bryan, Parents—Roosvelt and Cecilia.

Sports: Cross country, basketball, track

Favorite sport and why: Basketball, because it is something I enjoy doing,

Likes: Competition and coming together as a team to work towards success.

Dislikes: Losing.

Person with the greatest influence on my athletic career (and why): My brother Erick because we always compete against one another to see who the better athlete is and of course it’s me.

Person with the greatest influence in my life (and why): My father, because he is my role model.

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

People would be surprised to know:  I’m surprisingly good at chess.

I stay home to watch: Castle.

When I need luck for a big game, I: stick a penny in my sock but I make sure that when I put it in there that it is facing heads up.

The funniest person I’ve ever met (and why): Tim Perez, because he always has a good joke.

What they’ll say about me at school after I graduate: That I was one heck of a dancer during school dances.

Most embarrassing moment: Having my Axe shower gel break open on my candy-cane warm-up pants.

Most unforgettable moment: Going to a Bulls game and being close enough to high five the players.

Ultimate sports fantasy: Meet Carmelo Anthony.

What would like to do in life: Law enforcement.

Three words that best describe myself: Funny, outgoing, respectful.

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