Editor’s note: This is a regular feature profiling senior athletes at Bryant High School.
NAME: Christopher Baldwin
PARENTS: Marty and Jeffrey Baldwin
SIBLINGS: I have a little sister. Her name is Kaitlyn. She’s 14.
FAVORITE SUBJECT IN SCHOOL: Math
FAVORITE SPARE TIME ACTIVITY: I read and I play video games.
FAVORITE FOOD: Peanut butter
FAVORITE MUSIC ARTIST OR GROUP: Let’s go with I Fight Dragons.
FAVORITE MOVIE: Star Wars, Episode V
FAVORITE TV SHOW: Firefly
WHAT WAS YOUR FAVORITE TOY AS A KID? Game Boy Color
WHAT ARE YOUR PLANS AFTER HIGH SCHOOL? I’m going to attend college for a Masters then try and find a good job somewhere. I’d like to go to Oklahoma State.
OTHER THAN YOUR PARENTS, WHO’S HAD THE BIGGEST INFLUENCE ON YOUR LIFE? HOW? My neighbors, the Bradys; they’ve always been there for me. I can always rely on them and they have a different way of thinking.
WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT WRESTLING? It’s all heart. It’s not necessarily who has the best technique, who has the best skill. It’s all, do you want it more?
WHAT’S YOUR WEIGHT CLASS? 138 pounds
WHAT’S YOUR APPROACH TO A MATCH? Go hard, go fast, keep going.
WHAT’S BEEN THE HIGHLIGHT TO THE SEASON SO FAR? Second place in the Van Buren tournament. I went 5-0. Then I won second place in the Little Rock Central tournament. I went 3-1.
WHAT’S IT GOING TO TAKE FOR THE TEAM TO BE SUCCESSFUL THE REST OF THE SEASON? Everyone working hard the entire time.
WHAT ARE YOU MOST CONFIDENT IN YOUR ABILITY TO DO? Sprawl; not let an opponent get in on me.
WHAT DO YOU WORK HARDEST TO IMPROVE ON IN PRACTICE? Bottom position, getting out.
WHEN YOU’RE THROUGH WRESTLING AT BRYANT HIGH SCHOOL, WHAT DO YOU THINK YOU’LL LOOK BACK AND REMEMBER MOST FONDLY ABOUT THE EXPERIENCE? The friends that I’ve made from both our team and other teams.