Get to Know: Austin boys basketball player Mark Manyuon

Published 9:35 pm Monday, December 28, 2015

Mark Manyuon

Mark Manyuon

Mark Manyuon is a senior basketball player for the Packers.

Q: How did you originally get into your sport?

A: I played a lot of sports as a kid, but 5th grade is when I really started to like basketball.

Email newsletter signup

Q: What’s your favorite sports memory?

A: My favorite sports memory is when Both Gach threw the lob off the backboard to Gach Gach for the dunk last year at Mayo.

Q: What have you learned from playing sports?

A: What I’ve learned from basketball is that bad things will happen but you have to move on to the next play or step in life if you will.

Q: What is the hardest part about your sport?

A: I think the hardest thing about basketball is staying focused throughout the long season and keeping your body in good shape. 

Q: Who is your biggest sports role model and why?

A: My biggest sports role model has to be Michael Jordan because of his attitude and work ethic.

Q: What is your favorite movie or TV show?

A: My favorite TV show is Impractical Jokers.

Q: What is your favorite subject in school?

A: Sociology with  Ms. Morgan.

Q: What is your dream job?

A: Movie actor.

Q: What is your favorite food?

A: Soft-shell tacos.

Q: What are your plans after high school?

A: After high school I plan on going to college and studying criminal justice, psychology, or marketing.

Q: What’s a fun fact about you or hobby you enjoy most people don’t know about?

A: I’m a fan of the Lord of the Rings/The Hobbit.

Q: What are your top three pump songs before a big game?

A: I like to relax before a game so “Legend” by Drake, “Don’t” by Bryson Tiller, “St. Tropez” by J.Cole.

Q: What are your top three guilty pleasure songs?

A: “I’ll Show You” by Justin Bieber, “Towards the Sun” by Rihanna, “Mine” by Beyonce ft Drake.