Parents are Roger and Jane ... served an LDS mission to Taiwan ... wants to be a doctor ... majoring in Chinese and is in the pre-med program ... recruited by Holy Cross and St. Peters. AT BYU: Sophomore (1997-98): Walked-on ... was selected as the team's practice player of the year ... played in four games.
BYU Career Bests:
FG attps: 1 (twice) vs. Wyoming, 1/15/98
FT attempts: 2 vs.Wyoming, 1/15/98
Rebounds: 1 vs.Wyoming, 1/15/98
Minutes: 4 vs. Penn State, 12/2/97
Nickname: Cannonball and Jersey
Athletes in the Family: Sister Liz played high school basketball and was an all-area volleyball player (her team never lost a match).
Cannon on coaching staff: Coach Cleveland and the staff love basketball and are genuine nice guys. They do a lot of preparation and create an intense practice environment that forces you to improve and show poise.
Cannon on BYU: Academically BYU has very competitive classes and in terms of basketball the facilities are second to none.
What is the best part of your game: Off the ball defense
Best player you have played against: Keith Van Horn
Who has influenced you the most: My parents, Bo Henning and Nelson Mandela
Favorite NBA team: New York Knicks
Dream team: Myself, Patrick Ewing, Rory Sparrow, Anthony Mason, Otis Birdsong
Sports hero: Cal Ripken Jr.
Non-sports hero: Rudolph Guliani, Jim Henson
Favorite number: 21
Favorite hobby: Travel
Favorite toy as a child: HE MAN Master of the Universe
Few people know that... I used to know the capital of every country and remember almost all of them now.
Before a game I... play h-o-r-s-e, watch the movie Airplane
College basketball would be better if... more players didn't leave early for the pros
Team I would most like to beat on TV: Rutgers - my father teaches there
Memorable basketball momentbeating eventual New Jersey State Champions at their gym
As a kid, I dreamed of... being a doctor and playing Major League Baseball
In 20 years, I will ... be a doctor
Played one year for the University of Utah where he won the student athlete academic award.
Lettered twice and was all-county at East Brunswick High ... played guard and forward ... coached by Bo Henning.