Get To Know: Elijah Melendez

THE BASICS
Name
: Elijah Melendez
Height: 6-4
Class: Senior
Hometown: Mobile, Ala.
High School: Homeschooled

OFF THE COURT
What is your favorite movie?
Insterstellar

What is your favorite TV show?
Psych

What is your favorite food?
Fillet Mignon

Who is your favorite professional tennis player?
Roger Federer

What is your favorite sport to watch other than tennis?
American football

What are the top songs listened to on your playlist?
“DNOU” by KB

“Wildmen” by The Devil Wears Prada

“A Million Dreams” on The Greatest Showman Movie Soundtrack

Do you have a secret talent no one knows about?
I play the drums.

What’s the collest thing about Atlanta?
How many big bands come through the city here.

ON THE COURT
What’s your favorite thing about Georgia Tech tennis?
The group of guys we’ve had all four years have been extremely close, so the environment has been amazing.

Why should someone come to Georgia Tech matches?
College tennis matches are some of the funnest events to attend in college sports in my opinion, so even without much knowledge about the sport, it’s very entertaining.

What are you looking forward to most this season?
Being my last season, I’m looking forward to fighting each and every match this season for my team and hopefully having the best season Georgia Tech tennis has ever had.

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