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Getting to Know DeQuan Jones

Getting to Know DeQuan Jones

Oct. 6, 2010

Junior DeQuan Jones has dazzled Hurricane fans in his first two seasons (remember this?!), but get to know what’s going on inside the head of the Miami men’s basketball player teammates voted “Most Intellectual”.

GETTING TO KNOW U — DeQuan Jones

Nickname: DJ…
Favorite Basketball Player: Michael Jordan…
Favorite Pro Sports Team: Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Heat…
Favorite Midnight Snack: mandarin oranges…
Favorite Song Right Now: Power (remix) — Kanye West & Jay-z…
Favorite Class: Sociology…
Favorite Cartoon when I was growing up: Hey Arnold…
I’m a Hurricane because it’s all about the U…
At the U, I’ve learned so much from Coach Morton…
If I was playing 2-on-2, I would choose Erik Swoope for my team
If I could play any other sport at UM, it would be football…
The funniest nickname on the team is Baby Face Killer (Rion Brown)…
Best friend on another college team: Darius Garrett (Richmond)…
My first memory of playing basketball is playing on my Fisher Price hoop in the yard…
The actor I would want to play me in a movie is Denzel Washington…
The song no one would believe I have on my iPod is Live Like You’re Dying — Tim McGraw…
I hate to admit it, but I love Dove chocolate…
No one can believe I watch SpongeBob Squarepants
If I could only eat one meal for the rest of my life, it would be steak and baked potatoes…
The weirdest thing I’ve ever eaten is frog legs…
If I were an animal, I’d be a lion…
People might be surprised to know I know how to skateboard
If I could spend a day with anyone, it would be Nas…
The most influential person in my life is my pops…
My biggest pet peeve is dirty fingernails…
My worst habit is biting my nails…
If you walked into my dorm room, the first thing you would notice is Bob Marley posters…
If I won the lottery, the first thing I would buy are stocks…
One piece of advice for a new UM basketball player: The harder you work during peace, the less you bleed during war…
When I played basketball as a kid, I pretended to be Michael Jordan…
My first job was cutting grass…
When I was little, I wanted to be a power ranger
Now my dream job is to play in the NBA.