What’s your name, position and year?
Jarius Hicklen, combo guard, sophomore graduate transfer
What’s your major?
Master’s degree in Management
What’s your dream career?
Professional basketball player
In 10 years, where do you want to be?
Playing in the NBA
Why do you play basketball?
My love for the game
Who is your favorite athlete? — whether in basketball or not
Who/what inspires you?
My family, mainly my parents. They inspire me to get up every morning and work extremely hard towards the goals I want
What is something about you that people wouldn’t expect?
How smart I am
What’s your proudest achievement?
Graduating with my bachelor’s degree in two years
What’s the most valuable piece of advice you have received?
Always be yourself
No particular pregame meal established for this season yet
Pre-game hype song?
“Up the Side” – The Voice of the Heroes
What does it mean to be a student-athlete?
To first be a student because without passing there is no playing! Then to focus on the sport that you love! Education is very important because the ball stops bouncing one day