Get to Know: Dani Peterson

Freshman forward Dani Peterson steps in to help BYU off the bench. (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

Name: Dani Peterson

The one word that would best describe me is: Relaxed

I’m most impressed with this at BYU: How nice everyone is

The person I would most like to play one-on-one against is: LeBron James

Why do you play basketball: Because I absolutely love it and it’s fun

You won’t see me without this: My cell phone

My favorite book is: Twilight

My favorite movie is: Remember the Titans

What advice would you give the youth of today: Work hard for your goals, because you’ll achieve anything if you work hard enough

What would I like to do sometime in my life: Conquer my fear of heights and go

sky diving

What is something people don’t know about you: I am the youngest in my family

If I had any wishes, I would wish for:

1. Travel the whole world

2. To get a brand new car

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Before BYU:

Four-year letterwinner in basketball two-time team MVP four-year starter team captain in 2007-08 named 2008 Utah Gatorade Player of the Year team won 5A Championship in 2006 and 2008 and finished second in 2007 named 5A Tournament MVP current state record-holder in individual field goal percentage with 64.8 (140-216) in 2006-07 season three-time Salt Lake Tribune 5A First Team All State two-time 5A All Tournament Team 2008 Deseret Morning News 5A MVP two-time Deseret Morning News Second Team All State 2008 McDonalds All-America nominee 2007 End of the Trail All-Tournament Team 2007 Adidas All-American Camp All-Star 2005 Pacific Coast Shootout All-Tournament Team played for the Salt Lake Metro Basketball Club in 2006 and 2007 and with the Utah Storm Basketball Club in 2005 three-year letterwinner in soccer team captain in 2007-08 season.

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