Cobra Spotlight- JD Dykes, Wrestling

The "Cobra Spotlight" is a weekly highlight of a student-athlete at Coker College. Each week we take a different athlete from a different sport and display some facets to get more familiar with them. This week we take a look at Brittney Pink, a member of the women's volleyball team.

Name: JD Dykes

Sport: Wrestling

Position: 157 weight class

Hometown: Marion, S.C.

Year: Junior

Major: Criminology

Why did you choose Coker? I chose Coker because I wanted to be part of Coker’s first-year wrestling program.

What is your best memory at Coker (athletic related)? The time I have spent with my coaches and teammates would be my best memories.

What is your best memory at Coker (non-athletic related)? Hanging out and just getting to know the new people I have met this year.

Which athletic team would you play on at Coker other than your own? Men’s basketball or baseball.

Favorite class: All of my criminology courses

Favorite professor: Dr. Siegfried

Plans after graduation: I would like to become a probation officer and work my way up in my career from there.

Favorite movie: Shottas

Favorite type of music: Drake

Favorite food: Thanksgiving food

Favorite sports team: L.A. Lakers

Favorite color: Green

Favorite TV show: Regular Show

Most prized possession: My little sister

What is something people may not know about you? I like to listen to poetry

Do you have a nickname? If so, how did you get it? My old high school nickname was ‘BMD’and it stood for Beast Mode Dykes. I was a beast at nearly every sport I played, so the nickname just stuck.

One word that describes you: Ambitious.

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