Athlete of the week: Jean Luma

Samantha Macuare, Staffer

Samantha Macuare
Dribbling the ball sophomore, Jean Luma runs across the court. Luma stated that basketball has taught him time management and has helped him organize his life.

Q: How did you get started playing basketball? How long have you been playing? 

A: Ive been playing since I was in second grade, I was just always playing sports and I just fell in love with basketball. 

Q: Why do you play basketball? 

A: It was the most interesting and I was just better at it then any other sport. 

Q: How has the sport shaped you into who you are today? 

A: Its taught me discipline and I have really good time management because you have to work around all your practice and games.  

Q: Why do you like playing on the Plant team? 

A: The coaching staff is really good, and it just helps me become a better player. 

Q: What’s the hardest thing about playing basketball? 

A: The practice and the busy game schedules.  

Q: What is your favorite part of the sport? 

A: Probably the teammates and how we hype each other up. 

Q: How far do you want to take the sport? 

A: If I get the opportunity to play in college, I’ll take it.  

Q: What is the most important thing you’ve learned? 

A: To never give up.  

Q: What are you most excited for this season? 

A: To building a better bond with my teammates and building the necessary skills for next year.