Name: Christian Moon
Sport: Men’s Basketball
Hometown: Inkster, Mich.
Major: Liberal Studies
Year in School: Senior
What is the best part of playing guard?
The best part of playing guard is you get to shoot a lot.
When and why did you start playing?
I started playing in third grade. I was playing baseball at the time. My older brother played basketball in an after-school league. He was pretty good.
What is your favorite thing about basketball and why?
I like the different people I get to meet. We travel to different states and places I wouldn’t go otherwise. It’s just the whole package — being with your teammates, travelling and laughing.
Why did you come to MSU?
MSU is a good school, academically. When I came to visit, I knew it was a good fit. My choice was between here and Idaho State.
What do you do to prepare before a game?
I relax, tweet and listen to music.
Do you plan to continue competing in basketball in the future?
I hope to — overseas or something. If not, I’d like to get into coaching.
What do you think is the key to your success as a student-athlete?
The time and effort I have to put into it, and how to manage my time.
Have you received any awards while playing basketball?
I was the team’s Strength and Conditioning Player of the Year last season.
Is there a person or quote that inspires you?
“Excellence is only attained when we push ourselves to our maximum potential. To do less allows mediocrity to take its place.” — Anonymous
My high school coach said it to me and it has stuck with me ever since.
What do you like to do in your free time?
I play a lot of Call of Duty. I like to hang out and relax. I’m pretty much a homebody.
What is your favorite class at MSU and why?
I really like Spanish 102. I like learning a different language.
What would you like to tell students/readers about MSU basketball?
It’s a great experience. At the end of the day, you learn it’s not basketball that you remember, but it’s the people and the games. That’s the memory I think people miss most when they’re done playing.