Meet Clifton Garrett

Meet Clifton Garrett

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Meet Clifton Garrett


Introducing … Clifton Garrett

School: Plainfield South High School (Chicago, Ill.)

Sport: Football

Year: Class of 2014

My dream job, outside of being a professional athlete, would be … to own and manage a sports bar

If you’d see my iPod, you’d find … rap music

I currently drive a … my dad’s 2009 Dodge Avenger

Someday, I’d like to be driving a … black Lamborghini

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The best part about my hometown is …
that we have nice people, and Chicago has a beautiful skyline

My dream city to be living in 10 years from now is … Colorado

The ultimate compliment is when I get compared with … Narvarre Bowman

If I could be teammates with one pro athlete in any sport, it’d be … Peyton Manning, because I’d love to learn how he mentally prepares for the game and the way that he approaches different situations

If I could meet anybody, it would be … Patrick Willis

The website I couldn’t live without are … Datpiff, Youtube, Google, and USA Today HSS

The greatest meal ever is … pizza, hot wings and italian beef

Best movie of all-time is … Step Brothers

My can’t-miss TV show is … Finding Big Foot

My favorite pro team is … San Francisco 49ers

Worst thing about pro sports is … lack of passion

Best uniforms in sports belong to … Oregon Ducks

One thing my coach always says that I’ll never forget is … “Effort can’t be coached, so its on you to give 100%”

I will consider myself a success when I … win a super bowl in the National Football League

If I won the lottery, the first thing I’d buy is … a house

If I could tell one person thanks, it would be … God, for Blessing me.

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After talking with a bunch of high school hoopers at the City of Palms Classic last week, I’ve gotta say that I’m a little disappointed that most won’t be unwrapping any toys this year.

Most want Jordans, video games, gadgets, clothes… Boring.

Where are the remote control cars, the Nerf guns, the Legos?

I get it; you’re too old and mature, but is it really Christmas without toys?

At least give me that little remote control helicopter that’s at every mall kiosk in America.



“All-time leading scorer in Tech bball history! Gotta thank my teammates; without them nothing would be.” – Arsenal Tech (Indianapolis) forward Trey Lyles

– Jason Jordan

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