Getting to Know: James Wartski

James Wartski

James Wartski

June 20, 2014

Each weekday this summer a new cadet-athlete will be featured in Getting to Know, a Q&A series where Army fans can read about their favorite players. Today's cadet is senior sprint football player James Wartski.

NAME: JJ Wartski

HOMETOWN:
Orlando, FL

MAJOR:
Systems Management

DESCRIBE COACH WEST: Tough, Focused on Discipline and Greatness

FAVORITE ATHLETE:
Wayne Gretzky

FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM: New York Giants

BEST PART OF ARMY SPRINT FOOTBALL: Getting the opportunity to keep playing football

FAVORITE FIELD TO PLAY ON:
UPenn’s Franklin Field

OPPONENT MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO PLAYING:
Navy

HOW ARE YOU SPENDING YOUR SUMMER:
in Fort Hood, Texas shadowing a 2LT

TO RELAX, I:
Golf

FAVORITE MEAL:
Anything my mom cooks

FAVORITE VACATION SPOT:
Orlando, FL

MY IPOD HAS:
a lot of country music

FAVORITE PART OF ARMY GAMEDAY:
the feeling of playing another game

FAVORITE PART OF WEST POINT:
my friends here

DESCRIBE ARMY SPRINT FOOTBALL:
one of the tightest-knit groups at West Point with a very rich history of winning

ARMYS OFFENSIVE MVP IN 2014 WILL BE:
Tucker Van Dyke.. the kid can catch anything

ARMY’S DEFENSIVE MVP IN 2014 WILL BE:
Buddy Craft.. he is a stone wall

WHAT PLAYER WILL SURPISE PEOPLE IN 2014:
I’m really excited to see what WR Kevin O’Brien will do in 2014.. quick feet, strong hands, and very reliable.. a great weapon

WHO IS THE STRONGEST PLAYER ON TEAM:
Buddy Craft.. he can bench press a house

WHO IS THE FASTEST PLAYER ON TEAM:
DB Nick Brickous has some serious speed

WHO IS THE FUNNIEST PLAYER ON TEAM:
Joseph Meier.. he can sing just about anything

WHICH PLAYER IS MOST LIKLEY TO BECOME A GENERAL:
WR Danny Hokanson

WHAT TEAM THAT IS NOT ON OUR SCHEDULE WOULD YOU LIKE TO PLAY AND WHY:
I really wish Air Force Academy had a team so we could play them, too

I FOLLOW HOW MANY PEOPLE ON TWITTER:
around 200

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