Getting to Know… Jarret Colvin Junior Defender

Purvit Patel, Sports Writer

Colvin is a soccer player from Stroudsburg, Pa., who majors in chemistry at Wilkes University.

Q: What was the driving force for your decision to come to Wilkes?

A: I visited a lot of schools as a senior and Wilkes felt like the best fit. Also, as a science major, having a new science building was a plus.

Q: Post graduation plans in terms of a Career?

A: Going for my masters degree in chemistry.

Q: What are your hopes for your third season as a Colonel?

A: Finish the season with a good record and make the playoffs.

Q: When/Why did you first begin playing soccer?

A: I started when I was 6 and enjoyed it so I’ve stuck with it since.

Q: If you had to choose one thing about Wilkes’ Soccer Program that you could improve, what would it be?

A: It would be nice to have a field closer to campus  — that way we could get more fans at our home games.

Q: Do you have other sports/interest/hobbies off of the field?

A: In the winter, I snowboard as much as I can.

Q: Who would you say  is the most influential person in your life?

A: My parents.

Q: A quote you live your life by?

A: “Life is a beach, I’m just playin’ in the sand” –Lil Wayne

Q: Do you have any advice for the freshmen student athletes beginning their freshman seasons and semesters?

A; Don’t fall behind in work or studying, because it’ll come back to bite you in the end.

Q: How do you feel about the changes being made to campus this year? What do you like or dislike?

A: The changes made this year have improved my experience at Wilkes from previous years (especially Which Wich).