Scholar-athlete Brayden Sims

April 2, 2014 

Brayden Sims


Garner, Senior

Academics: 5.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale with additional credit for advanced courses.

Athletics: Wide receiver in football and an outfielder in baseball.

A book that impacted my life was: “ ‘The Five Equations That Changed the World’ by Michael Guillen. The book is about five famous physicists that created five huge equations that are used today.”

A person who has impacted my life is: “Jon Sherwin. He is the International Baccalaureate coordinator at school and teaches theory of knowledge. He is the smartest guy I know. He has given me great insights into things inside the classroom and out.”

I was fascinated to learn: “The multiplication tables back in fourth grade. You learn them when you are young and use them the rest of your life.”

My last selfie was: “Of my dog (Bentley) and me.”

Football’s Mount Rushmore should be: Peyton Manning, Jerry Rice, Deion Sanders, Steve Smith.

Ideal guest list: Josh Hamilton, Ronald Reagan, Will Ferrell.

College plans: To play football at Davidson College.

Most important moment in U.S. history: Gaining independence from Great Britain.

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