Inside the Herd: Alex Banks
Friday, November 14, 2014
Inside the Herd: Alex Banks

Why did you choose Lipscomb?

I loved the Christian environment, the uplifting atmosphere and of course I came here to play basketball. I felt like by playing here I had the opportunity to grow in my faith as well as a student athlete. For that I am grateful.

What is your favorite thing about Nashville?

There is always something going on whether it's a play, concert, or 5-K. You will never get bored. The food here is great too!

What do you want to do after college?

I would love to do mission work for a while or start my own business.

Who do you look up to most and why?

My mom and dad. They are the two greatest people I know and they have taught me how to live life glorifying Christ in all that I do and to never give up.

Favorite Bible verse

Psalm 73:26 - "My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever."

If someone played you in a movie, who would it be?

Kristen Wiig

What is something interesting about you that a lot of people probably do not know?

I have hiked and reached the summit of two 14,000-foot mountains in Colorado.

What do you like to do to get yourself prepared for a game?

Take a power nap, read Scripture, and watch funny YouTube videos.

What is your favorite place to eat in Nashville?

Taqueria Del Sol. They have the best fried chicken tacos!