July 27th, 2019

20 Questions with Jack Furlong

Samantha Stallings

Staff Writer


20 Questions with Jack Furlong
Photo provided by Jack Furlong

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 sstallings92@yahoo.com

 

 

Name: Jack Furlong

Current School: Trinity High School

Current Sports Playing: Lacrosse

Grade school: Holy Trinity

High School GPA: 3.92

 

 

 

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? Winning a Braveheart in a lacrosse tournament.

 

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? Body armor

 

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen

 

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? Darius Leonard because of his mentality going into games

 

5. What is your favorite movie quote? “You either die a hero or live long enough to see yourself become the villain” - The Dark Knight

 

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? It allows me to be confident in my abilities and in my teammates

 

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Bugs Bunny

 

8. All-time favorite board game? Sorry

 

9. Droid, iPhone, or Blackberry? Favorite app? iPhone, Instagram

 

10. What is your favorite local restaurant? Diorios

 

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? The Bachelorette

 

12. What is your greatest fear? Death

 

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? My work ethic

 

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Graham Crackers

 

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? 9 pm because it’s when I get to be with my friends

 

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? Ferg–My lacrosse coach gave it to me

because it’s the name of a rapper and it’s a shortened version of my last name

 

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? I serve at Catholic Charities in a program where we teach refugee children who have moved to the United States English. The goal of the program is to give the kids a good enough understanding of English so that they can attend public schools.

 

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? I can juggle.

 

19. If time machines were real, and you could choose just one to travel forward or backward which would you select and why? Forward because I want to know where I’ll be in the future.

 

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 like to ask Barry Sanders why he retired so early?


 

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