Getting to know… Marcus Robinson


Purvit Patel

Sophomore basketball player, Marcus Robinson

Name: Marcus Robinson Jr.
Year: Sophomore
Major: Business Management, minor in Marketing and Sports Management
Hometown: Swedesboro NJ
High School:  Kingsway High School
Position: Shooting Guard

Q: What was the driving force for your decision to come to Wilkes?
A: The coaches really are all about the student athletes here, and the recruiting class they brought in seemed like a great group of guys.

Q: What are your hopes for the upcoming season?
A: Make playoffs and make another run for the MAC Championship.

Q: What are your hopes for your next season as a Colonel?
A: Make the NCAA Tournament and have a record over .700.

Q: When/Why did you first begin playing basketball?
A: I had a basketball in my hands at the age of 4 years old because my dad pushed me to be the best player I could be.

Q: Do you have other sports/interest/hobbies off of the field?
A: Volleyball and Football.

Q. Who would you say, is the most influential person in your life? Why?
A. My dad because he is the perfect role model. He taught me not only to play the game of basketball, but how to be a gentleman as well.

Q: What does “Be Colonel” mean to you?
A: Be Colonel means to be one with your community and your peers. You give what you get, so as long as you are a great individual, you should get the same treatment and respect back.

Q: Does the men’s basketball team have anything they would like to inform the student body?
A: Come out and support the team the rest of the year.