Mekeli Wesley, Up Close

Nickname:Meeks

Favorite cold cereal: Cinnamon Toast Crunch

Why did you choose to play basketball over other sports: It's cool and I'm tall.

Before a basketball game, I: Shower and brush my teeth.

How did you spend your off-season: Lifting weights and hanging with family.

Who has had the greatest influences on your basketball career and why: Coach Drury, Coach Keli and Cleve and Schroyer.

What do you want to be doing 20 years from now: Playing golf and traveling.

The best player I've ever faced is: Baron Davis

What would you like to do sometime in your life: Win a lottery.

What is your most memorable athletic achievement or moment: Winning the state championship twice.

If I were on "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire," the person I'd call for my lifeline is and why: My Pops, he's smart.

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

How did you select your jersey number: It was my shoe size.

What is your favorite hobby or activity away from basketball: Playing with my son.

What is the best book you've ever read: The Green Mile

My advice to youngsters: Work hard.

My favorite professor or most interesting BYU class I've taken: Dr. Palmer and Dr. Olsen

If you had to give up all of your possessions except one, what would be the one thing you kept and why: My car so I can go places.

My Favorite scripture: James 1:5

My Favorite website: www.stratosphere.org

One place I would like to visit: Maui, Hawai'i

If you could invite any three people to dinner who would they be: Ammon, Elder L. Tom Perry, and Michael Jordan