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#Overtime with Aaron Peek

March 13, 2015

THE FLATS – A member of Georgia Tech’s “Iron Five” unit, which helps prepare the Yellow Jackets for each game by simulating the opponent in practice, Aaron Peek joined the team out of a tryout prior to the beginning of fall practice in October, 2011.

The former Mays High School star played in 14 games during his Tech career. He wore No. 11 as a freshman, No. 31 the last three years.

The public policy major will graduate in May.

Peek eyes future while relishing what has passed

Shoe Size: 12.5
Roommate: My two younger sisters (I commute from home)
Interests/Hobbies: Cleaning, learning and listening to music, spending time with family, and skating when I can
Three Words That Describe Me: Spiritual, Relatable, and Loyal
Favorite Food: Any form of Shrimp
Favorite Late Night Snack: Cereal of any kind
Meal I Prepare Most Often: PB & J’s and Yogurt
Favorite Spot on Campus: DM Smith Technology Center
Favorite Childhood Activity: Playing Basketball at Local Parks
Favorite TV Channel: TNT
Moment in History I’d Like to Have Witnessed: Inauguration of Barack Obama
Celebrity Crush: Gabrielle Union
Biggest Fear: Letting down the ones I love and putting them in harm’s way
Job I’d Like Outside of Basketball: Hospital Administrator
Favorite Sports Movie: Love and Basketball
Favorite Non-Sports Movie: Seven Pounds
Best Sports Talent Besides Basketball: Football
Favorite Pro Athlete: LeBron James
Favorite Non-NBA Pro Team: New England Patriots
Favorite Georgia Tech Sport to Watch: Georgia Tech Basketball
Most Memorable Sports Moment: Tip-in win vs. #3 ranked Miami in 2013
Pregame Ritual: I lift with the Iron 5 and take a long shower afterwards
My Focus This Summer: Complete my internship with Emory Healthcare and gain acceptance into the Georgia Tech MBA program
Favorite Coach Gregory Phrase: (In his Illinois voice) “I think that’s everything, did we cover all the LAWgistics?”
What I Like Most About Georgia Tech: Georgia Tech and especially its athletic program adopts you into a family of highly professional individuals that will take care of you throughout your tenure and even more-so in your career-search.

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