Trent Batson

54 - Trent Batson

Height: 6-6
Weight: 185
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Lewes, Del.
High School: Cape Henlopen
Position: Forward
Major: Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • "I made Virginia Wesleyan my top choice because I think I can bring something to the basketball team and help win games. Also, the school's location is good. VWC also offered my major and the opportunity to play the sport I enjoy."
  • Selected VWC over Goldey-Beacom College, Neumann University, Penn State-Altoona and the University of Maryland-Eastern Shore

Collegiate Accomplishments

  • TBA

Prep Accolades

  • Averaged 12 points, eight rebounds, five blocks and three assists per game as a senior for a 10-11 Cape Henlopen team
  • Three-time Defensive Player of the Year honoree
  • Dr. Pepper Slam Dunk champion
  • One of 30 players invited to play in the Delaware All-Star game
  • Honor Roll student
  • Member of the Pals tutoring program
  • Member of Future Farmers of America
  • Usher, choir member and member of youth ministries at the Faith United Methodist Church

Personal

  • Son of Regina and William Batson; dad attended Millersville University and mom attended Delaware Tech
  • Has one brother, Travon
  • Enjoys listening to rap, hip-hop and rhythm and blues and spending vacation time in Jamaica
  • A fan of basketball legend Michael Jordan and celebrity Mike Epps
  • Favorites include the book "Lord of the Flies," the movie "Friday," and the TV series "Family Guy"
  • Self-description in 10 words or less: "Smart, happy, healthy, friendly, determined, hard-working, dependable, committed."
  • My favorite aspect of being an athlete is: "Competing and traveling to play and scout out the competition."
  • The part of my game I've improved the most is: "ball handling and my basketball IQ."
  • My personal athletic goal at VWC is: "To push myself so I can be the best I can be. I want to get to know the players and learn how they gel, find where I fit in, and what part of the game I can bring that will be helpful to the team's success."
  • If I could spend one day with a famous person from any time period it would be: "The Notorious B.I.G. because he is my all-time favorite rapper."
  • The actor who should play me in a movie of my life is: "Will Smith"
  • If I could possess one superpower it would be: "Flying. I would like to fly to see all that's around me."
  • People might be surprised to know: "Before basketball, baseball was my favorite sport. People thought I would play professionally because I played the game very well."
  • It's the year 2020 and: "I'm doing something involving basketball, playing professionally, coaching, and continuing my career as a marine biologist, living in my dream home."
  • The most important advice I've received is: "Keep God first." --Mom