by James C.
Mike R. is a 6th grader at Cornerstone Christian Academy. He is an amazing basketball player and I bet he’s going to become the next Damian Lillard. He does great in school and he’s my best friend. Here is an inside scoop on his life.
Q: Why do you like Basketball so much? A: I like it because you need to use your brain and strategize.
Q: Why do you write so much? A: I want to get good grades and explain to the reader what I mean.
Q: What is your life long goal, if you have one? A: I want to be the best NBA player for God’s glory because God is the most important.
Q: When did your family come here, to America? A: They came here in around 1982 when my mom was 7 years of age.
Q: What Basketball team do you play for? A: I play for the Cornerstone Christian boy’s 8th grade Varsity Basketball team.
Q: What do you do when you come home from school? A: As soon as I come home, I play basketball for 1 hour, then I eat, do homework, watch NBA, read the Bible, and then go to sleep.
Q: Why do you never wear shorts? A: I wear shorts a lot! In the summer, I wear shorts all the time! What do you mean?
Q: What type of entertainment do you prefer (besides basketball)?
Q: Do you truly believe in Jesus Christ? A: Yes, I do!!!!!
Q: Why do you do so well in school? A: James is always willing to help me. I like competing with him.
Q: What is the fastest that you have ever been in a car? A: I think it was 120 mph.
Q: How many steps do you have on your Fit-Bit? A: I think I had 24,342 steps yesterday.
Q: Do you consider yourself a hot or cold weather person? A: Warm.
Q: What other states have you been to besides Washington? A: I’ve been to Florida, Alaska, California, Colorado, and Canada.
Q: What would you do with a billion dollars if you had it? A: I would give 10 percent to charity. Another 10 percent to my church. 25 Percent to pay off my house and then the rest on athletic reasons.