Jake Shoff - Up Close

Favorite cold cereal: Life.

What is your favorite Steve Cleveland quote: "Have confidence as a team."

Why did you choose to play Basketball over other sports: I love it

Before a Basketball game, I: play X-Box.

How did you spend your off-season: Working out.

Who has had the greatest influence on your Basketball career and why: My father, he has always pushed me to be better by believing in me.

What do you want to be doing 20 years from now: Enjoying my family.

Who is the best player you've ever faced: Andre Miller.

The dirtiest team I've ever played is: Utah

What would you like to do sometime in your life: Skydive.

One place you would like to visit: Italy.

If you could play another position, what would it be: Shooting guard.

How did you select your jersey number: It's my wife's number. Dan Howard had my number.

What is your favorite hobby or activity away from Basketball: Sleep.

The best book I've ever read: Lord of the Rings series.

People say I look like: My older brothers Chris and Ben.

My favorite professor or most interesting class I've taken at BYU: Dr. Phelan

What is your most memorable athletic achievement or moment: At Weber State we beat Utah and ended their home-game-winning streak (longest in the country at the time).

If you had to give up all of your possessions except one, what would be the one thing you kept and why: My wife, she's the most important thing.

My favorite scripture: John 1:7-9

My favorite website is: www.ebay.com

My advice to youngsters: get on your missions.

Interesting fact most people don't know about me: I was born in Mississippi.

If I were on "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, the person I'd call for my lifeline is and why: My father-in-law Mike Criddle. He's extremely street smart.

If I could invite any three people to dinner who would they be: The Savior, My Heavenly Father and Mother.

On game day: Many of my family come and cheer in the Athletic Section of the Marriott Center.