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Jeff Roberson-Men’s Basketball

Posted by on Thursday, March 1, 2018 in Student-Athletes of the Month.

Jeff Roberson
Men’s Basketball
Senior
Major: Economics

Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt?

I chose to attend Vanderbilt because of the opportunity to get a world class degree and compete at the highest level at the same time.

What are your career goals?

My career goals are to pursue a career in basketball, and once I am done playing pursue a career on the business side of basketball through management or in the front office.

What does it take to be academically successful at Vanderbilt?

To be academically successful at Vanderbilt, you have to be able to plan things ahead with your schedule especially playing a sport, and give yourself time to get things done and get help if needed.

How do you manage your demanding schedule?

I manage my schedule by trying to get assignments done early to avoid stress if possible, and by interacting with my professors to get help.

What is your ritual before taking a test?

Before taking a test I try to get as much work studying done as possible by looking at notes, and reviewing quizzes and saying a prayer before the test.

What is your favorite quote?

“The day you take complete responsibility for yourself, the day you stop making any excuses, that’s the day you start to the top.” – OJ