Drew Fortino


Name: Drew Fortino

Grade: Sophomore

Sport: Boys JV basketball

How long have you been playing basketball?

“I have been playing basketball since third grade. I have played eight seasons.”

What is your favorite basketball memory and why?

“Being able to celebrate with the team in the locker rooms after wins. It’s a great feeling to be able to celebrate with my teammates.”

Who is your favorite professional athlete and why?

“Probably Joe Burrow because he is a very confident person and really doesn’t have a lot of haters.”

How has basketball impacted your life?

“Basketball has made me a much better person because it has taught me invaluable life lessons and helped me make great friends throughout the way.”

What music do you listen to before a game or event?

“I like to listen to a lot of hip-hop and rap because it gets me hyped up and ready for the competition.”

What are three fun facts about you?

“I am Italian and Polish, I have a dog named Izzo, named after the great Tom Izzo. My favorite food is any kind of cheeseburger.