May 3rd, 2019

20 Questions with Craig Thompson

Samantha Stallings


20 Questions with Craig Thompson
Photo provided by Craig Thompson

On a weekly basis, Louisville Catholic Sports post the Campbellsville University- Louisville “20 Questions” feature that highlights a high school student-athlete in the local Catholic high school community. If there is a specific athlete that you’d like to know more about, email future suggestions to

Name: Craig Thompson
Current School: Holy Cross (Louisville)
Current Sports Playing: Baseball and Football
Grade school: St. Andrew Academy
High School GPA: 4.15
1. What is your proudest athletic moment? Winning All “A” State Junior year
2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? 4 for 4 from Wendy’s
3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? Watching You by Rodney Atkins
4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? Buster Posey because he accomplished so much at such a young age.
5. What is your favorite movie quote? “If you build it, he will come” Field of Dreams
6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? God gave me the ability to play sports, so I do my best each day to never take advantage of that gift. 
7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Spongebob Squarepants
8. All-time favorite board game? Apples to Apples
9. Droid, iPhone, or Blackberry? Favorite app? iPhone, Snapchat
10. What is your favorite local restaurant? Diorios 
11. What is your favorite reality TV show? The Walking Dead
12. What is your greatest fear? Not being successful
13. What is your best quality/characteristic? Listening
14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Nacho Cheese Doritos
15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? 11:00 pm because I get settled for bed.
16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? C-raig, my friend gave it to me.
17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? The Cabbage Patch Settlement House
18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? I am very organized.
19. If time machines were real, and you could choose just one to travel forward or backward which would you select and why? Backwards because I would want to witness the development of the world and my family. 
20. If you could pick one person, dead or alive, and ask them just one question that they had to answer honestly, who would you pick and what would you ask? I would ask my granddaddy about his life.

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