Name: Jose Tabora, Jr.
Hometown: Egg Harbor Township, NJ
High School: St. Augustine Prep HS
Driving force for your decision to come to Wilkes?
Wilkes gives me the perfect environment to enjoy every day on and off the field.
Post-graduation plans in terms of a career?
I plan on going to law school, but I am still looking at what interests me.
Favorite building on campus?
Karambelas Center – everything is so new and the bathrooms look like spaceships.
What came first? The chicken or the egg?
The chicken came first … I think.
Hopes for this season as a Colonel?
My goal for this season is to win every game, but that sounds crazy to people, so my goal is to just be dogs on the field.
When/Why did you first begin playing?
I first started playing football because scoring touchdowns looked like a lot of fun – and it is.
Favorite thing to do during practice?
Make fun of all my friends.
Coke or Pepsi?
Is that even a question? Coke 100 percent.
If you had to choose one thing about your program that you could improve, what would it be?
If I could improve one thing, it would be the nutrition that we consume. I feel like we could benefit heavily from it.
Most influential person in your life?
My mother. I don’t know where I’d be without her in my life.
If you could have dinner with a famous person from the past, who would it be?
Mac Miller, Lil Peep, and XXXTentcion all at once.
Favorite meal to eat on campus?
The mozzarella sticks.
A quote you live your life by?
“Travel the road less traveled upon.”
What does “Be Colonel” mean to you?
It means to just be a good person and be apart of the family that is being built around us.
Anyone to give a shout-out to?
Shout-out to the whole student body; the football team loves everyone’s support. Thank you for coming to our games and if you come to the games, you won’t be disappointed.
-Compiled by Kirsten Peters, Co-Sports Editor