Talk about it Tuesday: Jarrett Fleming

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WHAT IS YOUR TITLE AT MARYVILLE AND HOW LONG HAVE YOU HAD THIS TITLE?

Assistant athletic director for athletics and recreation. It will be five years in August.

WHAT ARE YOU REMINISCING ABOUT?

The significant growth throughout the athletics and recreation department. We still have a long way to go, but we’re just getting started. Should be a fun ride.

WHAT ARE YOU LOVING?

Life.

WHAT HAVE YOU BEEN UP TO?

Everything, making sure all our programs have everything they need to be successful.

WHAT ARE YOU DREADING?

Graduation.

WHAT ARE YOU WORKING ON?

Preparing for our spring intramural season with Brian Edwards, Kaley Flanagan, Draven Fuller, Maya Solomon and Forrester Sims. They have been hard at work and have some great ideas of how we can make intramural that much better. I might be more excited than them, shhh.

WHAT ARE YOU WATCHING?

The Book of Isaiah Thomas. The new one, not the old one.

WHAT ARE YOU READING?

“Win Forever” by Pete Carroll.

WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO?

“Payroll Giovanni & Cardo.”

WHAT ARE YOU WEARING?

Suit, jacket and slacks.

WHAT ARE YOU DOING THIS WEEKEND?

Watching our men’s and women’s basketball, baseball and club baseball teams compete.

WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING FORWARD TO NEXT MONTH?

Night with a Twist, it’s always a fun night.

WHAT ELSE IS NEW?

Men’s Club Ice Hockey, it’s great to add them to the club sport roster.

Favorites

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE COLOR?

Blue.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE DESSERT?

Sweet potato pie.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE TV SHOW?

The Peaky Blinders.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE SEASON?

Fall, which means it’s football season.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE HOBBY?

Hitting the gym and throwing some weight around.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE TIME OF DAY?

Morning.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE BOARD GAME?

Sorry.

How?

HOW DO YOU TAKE YOUR COFFEE?

I’m not a coffee drinker, my grandma told me it would stunt my growth.

HOW LONG HAVE YOU LIVED IN ST. LOUIS?

It’ll be five years in August.

HOW DO YOU SPEND YOUR DAYS OFF?

Watching Netflix and working out.

HOW DO YOU ORDER PIZZA?

Deep dish, meat and barbecue sauce.

HOW WOULD YOU SPEND YOUR PERFECT DAY?

Spending time with my loved ones laughing and enjoying each other’s company.

HOW WOULD YOUR FRIENDS DESCRIBE YOU? 

Photo courtesy of Jarrett Fleming

Workaholic who would rather spend time at work than with us.

Would you rather…

READ ON A TABLET OR PAPERBACK?

Paperback, I have to keep it old school.

TRAVEL BY CAR OR PLANE?

Car, unless we are talking about the private jet.

VACATION IN ALASKA OR HAWAII?

Hawaii, anytime I can escape the cold it’s a win.

TRAVEL TO THE PAST OR THE FUTURE?

The past, it may help me appreciate the present more.

FACEBOOK OR TWITTER?

Twitter.

COKE OR PEPSI?

Neither.

LOSE YOUR SENSE OF SIGHT OR HEARING?

Sight.

CHOCOLATE OR WHITE CAKE?

White cake.

MILK OR DARK CHOCOLATE?

Milk chocolate.

Mis­cel­la­neous

NAME THREE PEOPLE, DEAD OR ALIVE, THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO HAVE DINNER WITH.

Muhammad Ali, Barack Obama and Denzel Washington.

WHERE WOULD YOU GO TO DINNER?

Frankie’s BBQ in South Bend, Indiana. The ribs will change your life.

WHERE IS THE FARTHEST YOU HAVE BEEN FROM HOME? 

Photo courtesy of Jarrett Fleming

Santa Monica, California.

DO YOU BAKE?

No, the crockpot is more of my go to.

WHAT IS ONE THING THAT NO MARYVILLE STUDENT KNOWS ABOUT YOU?

I’m a big Harry Potter fan, I have seen all the movies.

WHAT IS ONE THING YOU WANT EVERY MARYVILLE STUDENT TO KNOW?

Never stop believing in yourself. Somebody in the world has to be the best in their field. If that’s an athlete, doctor, teacher or violinist, why not you?

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