Athlete of the Week


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Name: Quentin Shields

Hometown: Chicago, IL

Year: Sophomore

Major: Biology

Sport: Basketball

How old were you when you started playing basketball? 

I started playing basketball at the age of 10.

Who inspired you to compete in basketball?

My older brother inspires me the most but inspiration comes from everyone that helped me get to this point. 

Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

In 5 years I see myself finishing grad school.

What do you do outside of basketball and school?

Outside of school and basketball I like to go bowling and play video games.

Do you have any advice for freshmen attempting to join the team?

My advice is simple – be open to learning new things about yourself and your game.