Sept. 30, 2014
THE FLATS –
Patrick Lamar joined the Yellow Jackets during the summer term in 2014. He was an all-state performer in high school who has been awarded an Army ROTC scholarship at Tech.
Lamar played four years for coach Brian Marks at Blessed Trinity Catholic High School, helping lead BT to a region 6AAA runner-up finish his senior year (23-8 record). He was a first-team all-region 6AAA as a junior and senior, and was a second-team all-state honoree as a senior by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution . He was the second player in BT history to score 1,000 points in a career . Lamar also played two years of football (running back) and participated one year in track and field (100m, 200m, high jump). He made the honor roll every semester and was a member of the National Honor Society.
Lamar intends to major in Biomedical Engineering, and wants to become an Army medic.
Shoe Size: 13
Roommate: Sam Medinger
Interests/Hobbies: Biking, reading, writing, journaling
Three Words That Describe Me: Scrupulous, sarcastic, steadfast
Favorite Food: Peanut butter
Favorite Late Night Snack: Popcorn
Meal I Prepare Most Often: Eggs (fried)
Favorite Spot on Campus: Basketball practice gym
Favorite Childhood Activity: Throwing the baseball with my dad
Favorite TV Channel: ESPN
Moment in History I’d Like to Have Witnessed: Christ’s resurrection
Celebrity Crush: Eva Mendes
Biggest Fear: Failing to obtain adequate knowledge about religion, politics, science, etc.
Job I’d Like Outside of Basketball: Public speaker
Favorite Sports Movie: Hoosiers
Favorite Non-Sports Movie: Django Unchained
Best Sports Talent Besides Basketball: Running
Favorite Pro Athlete: Tim Tebow
Favorite Non-NBA Pro Team: Oakland Raiders
Favorite Georgia Tech Sport to Watch: Football
Most Memorable Sports Moment: Game-winning floater against rival St. Pius X
Pregame Ritual: Reading
My Focus This Summer: Acclimating to Tech’s environment, living wise and basketball wise
Favorite Coach Gregory Phrase: “There are a lot of things we’ve got to get better at.”
What I Like Most About Georgia Tech: The “thinker’s” environment