Athlete of the Week: Eastside High QB T.J. Gist

Eastside's QB TJ Gist (9) delivers a pass against Chapman.

Eastside’s QB TJ Gist (9) delivers a pass against Chapman.



T.J. completed 23 of 33 passes for 322 yards and one touchdown in the Eagles’ 31-27 win over Chapman.

Name: Timothy Gist

Nickname: T.J.

Favorite food: Lasagna

Favorite movie: “Superman”

Favorite TV show: “SpongeBob SquarePants”

Favorite actor: Will Smith

Teacher you most admire: Mr. (Brad) Rollins

Favorite quote: “It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get back up.”

Favorite NFL player: Dez Bryant

Favorite NFL team: Dallas Cowboys

Favorite college player: Pharoh Cooper

Favorite college team: South Carolina

Person you most admire: Dad

Famous person, dead or alive, you’d like to meet: Michael Jordan

Most memorable vacation: Trip to Chicago

College you’re interested in: South Carolina

In your free time, we most likely will find you: Watching “SportsCenter”

Most memorable athletic moment: Making it to state for Little League baseball

Your dream: To play in MLB or the NFL

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