Banner Elk, NC--Today we resume our Up Close series by talking
with freshman Ian Harris who hails from Greensboro, NC. This 6'3
guard played for Ragsdale before beginning his college career at
Lees-McRae this year.
1. What made you decide to come to
Lees-McRae? I came for basketball mainly, and it is nice
2. How long have you been playing basketball?
I have been playing for six years; I started when I was in seventh
3. What are your personal goals for this
season? First and foremost, I want to do well in the
classroom. I also want to become an exceptionally good ball
4. Who has been the most influential person on your
athletic career? My stepdad has been the most influential
because he stayed with me for hours playing ball.
5. If you weren't playing basketball what other sport
would you play? I would probably be playing golf.
6. What is your major andwhat do you
plan to do with your degree? My major is Business/Pre-law
and I plan on becoming a real estate lawyer or some other type of
7. If you could travel back in time to any point in
history, where would you go? All the way back to the
fourth grade…I want to go back to that time because I
would've started playing basketball then and got real serious with
it..and played AAU and etc…
8. What is your favorite book? My favorite
book is Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson.
9. What is your favorite food? My favorite
food is fried chicken, but I also like Japanese food.
10. If you could visit any place in the world, where
would it be? I would visit Costa Rica because I love the
11. What is one word that describes you and
why? I think one word that describes me is
willpower because in everything I do I keep going and
going until the job is done no matter how much it takes out of