Getting to know… Storm Deemer

Senior football player

Senior Football player, Storm Deemer

Purvit Patel

Senior Football player, Storm Deemer

Storm Deemer

Class: Senior

Major: Communication Studies

Minor: Integrative Media

Hometown: Washington,

NJ/Warren Hills High school

Position: Slot receiver

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

A: It was the small school atmosphere; also I was still able to play football if I came here. I want to get into sports advertising where I can use both my major and minor in my career, as well as still be around sports.

Q: What are your hopes for the upcoming season?

A: I want to win the MAC championship and Keep the Mayors Cup here at Wilkes.

Q: When and why did you first begin playing football?

A: I started playing football when I was 7, my neighbor asked me to join the local team because I was fast and a good athlete and I’ve been playing ever since.

Q: Does the football team have anything they would like to inform the student body?

A: I would just want to get more students more involved in all the sporting events so we would have bigger and better crowds to supports all of our sports teams.

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

A: My brother is one of the hardest working people I’ve ever seen and has accomplished so much in his life already in his career field and as an athlete.

Q: A quote you live your life by?

A: “When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, that’s when you’ll be successful.”

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

A: Other than football I do a lot of snowboarding, hunting, and fishing.

Q: What does “Be Colonel” mean to you?

A: To me it means, being proud of who you are and knowing there is an army people behind you that will always have your back.

Q: If you could have dinner with a famous person, who would it be?

A: Biggie Smalls and Tupac… so we could squash the beef.