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
Position: 157 weight class
Hometown: Marion, S.C.
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.