Name: Fidel Martinez Jr
This week’s accomplishment: Martinez helped Barstow to a big 60-20 victory against Granite Hills. He carried the ball 11 times for 160 yards and four touchdowns on offense. On defense he had five tackles, including two that went for a loss.
What do you like most about your sport: There is something about trucking people that always gets me hyped.
How long have you been playing your sport and how did you get started: I’ve been playing football since I was around 7 years old. I started playing when my dad signed me up to see if I liked it and I loved it ever since.
Pregame ritual: Thirty minutes before I go on the field, I put my headphones in and listen to Eminem and old Lil Wayne.
Most memorable sports moment: My first year of football I had to hit the best player on the team. When we hit he ran me over and I remember I had stinger in my arm. The coach start to yell at me saying “you’re not going to let him do that to you Martinez, are you? Let’s go again!” The second time I hit him so hard he actually started crying.
If you could be someone else for a day, who would it be and why: I would want to be Floyd Mayweather because he is the best at what he does. Nobody has ever beat him.
Something most people don’t know about you: People don’t know that I am deathly afraid of heights
How would you spend $1 million: I would invest some of it and put the rest into a savings account till I go to college and use the money for college tuition.
Where would you go if you could travel anywhere in the world: I would like to travel to Canada
If you had an extra hour every day, how would you spend it: I would spend it practicing and lifting weights to get better.
What superpower do you wish you had: Super speed
Favorite class: Engineering
Favorite sports team: 49ers
Favorite athlete: Frank Gore
Favorite superhero: The Flash
Favorite TV show: “Rick and Morty”
Favorite movie: “The Blindside”
Favorite song: “Congratulations” by Post Malone
Favorite meal: Spaghetti
Favorite local restaurant: Foster’s Freeze
Favorite app: Spotify
Twitter handle: @-xfidelmartinez
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