Kyle Chilton | Posted: 27 Feb 2019 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

Get to know freshman forward Gavin Baxter

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Gavin Baxter is a freshman forward from Provo, Utah. Learn more about him below and scroll to the bottom of the page to collect his digital card and find links to learn more about the rest of the squad.

Why did you choose BYU? My parents came here, and I’ve always been a long time BYU fan. I’ve always wanted to be a Cougar.

When did you start playing basketball? I started playing when I was probably around 5th grade. My dad played basketball before and thought that I would be good at it.

What are your pregame rituals? I have a playlist of music that I listen to. I switch it up from time to time, but definitely listening to music is my pregame ritual.

What was the first BYU sporting event you attended? Probably a BYU football game.

What is your favorite sport besides basketball? Football.

If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? I would travel to Iceland because all of the pictures I see on the internet are cool and my friends that have gone say it’s the coolest place ever.

What is your favorite basketball memory? When our high school team went to Oregon and we won a tournament around Christmas time. It was just a really good time.

What is one thing people don’t know about you? I’m pretty good at guessing how old babies are.

What do you do when you’re not playing basketball? Chilling with my friends.

What is your favorite movie? Batman

What is your favorite TV show? Burn Notice

Who is your favorite musician? The Weekend

What is your favorite food? Pizza

What do you want to do for a career? Definitely be a professional musician or DJ.

What is your favorite thing about BYU? Probably just the campus and the facilities.

Baxter trading card


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