Dutchman of the Week: Jermaine Carn ’17

Courtesy of Union Athletics

Hometown: West Palm Beach, Fla.

Majors: Computer science and mathematics

Sport: Men’s football


Campus Involvement: Member of the AOP Program and the Choices Committee


Q: What got you interested in football?

A: Football is really big in the area I’m from. It’s kind of a natural thing to gravitate towards. I started when I was in sixth grade.


Q: What are your personal goals and your team’s goals for this season?

A: Personally, my main goal is just to help out my team as much as I can, in any facet. As for the team, our goal is always to go to the playoffs and make an impact there.


Q: What do you think are your team’s main strengths and weaknesses?

A: I think our main strength is our level of talent, but at the same time that is also our downfall, since it can make us a little hard-headed at times.


Q: What is your favorite team to play against?

A: My favorite team to play against is RPI. The rivalry we have with them is intense and there’s always a good atmosphere at games against them.


Q: What’s your greatest memory with Union Football?

A: My favorite memory was our most recent game against St. Lawrence. Despite the loss, the team kept fighting and we had a great time.


Q: In your opinion, what’s the best thing about Union?

A: The kids and faculty are the best part. They’re great people to talk to and to have good, insightful conversations with.


Q: What is your favorite place on campus?

A: My room.


Q: What is your favorite restaurant in Schenectady?

A: Luca’s Restaurant.


Q: What is your favorite professional football team and why?

A: My favorite team is the Pittsburgh Steelers. I like them because they were the only team I knew of growing up.



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