Max Graves

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All Your Favorites:

  • Food: Pizza
  • Movie: Anchorman
  • Movie Character: Shooter Mcgavin
  • Book (Author): Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
  • Book Character (what book?): Bilgee (Wolf Totem)
  • Show: The Office
  • Type of Music: Country
  • Musical Artist or Band: Zac Brown Band
  • Song (Artist): Springsteen (Eric Church)
  • Artist: Da Vinci
  •  Painting: Nimphee
  • City (foreign or domestic): Portland
  • State: Washington
  • Country: USA
  • Place (anywhere): Priest Lake
  • Sport: Baseball
  • Activity: Surfing
  • Hobby: Golf
  • Board Game: Stratego
  • Monopoly Piece: Top hat
  • Quote: The best is yet to come

Why did you choose Santa Clara?
I loved it’s location, Jesuit identity, academic prestige, and the beautiful campus.

What draws you to baseball? What is special about the college game?
I love how mental it is, how to outsmart your opponent.

Who is your favorite guy on the team to compete with? To compete against? Why?
With: DJ Zapata, he always challenges you. Against: Mitch White, he is fun to beat.

Top 5 people, living or dead, to compete against? In what?

  • Michael Jordan, basketball.
  • Tiger Woods, golf.
  • Derek Jeter, defense.
  • Mariano Rivera, pitching.
  • David Ortiz, hitting.

5 people, living or dead, to have coffee with?

  • Barack Obama
  • Shakespeare
  • Lebron James
  • Kobe Bryant
  • Steve Jobs

What would you do with a billion dollars?
Spend half on my family, invest half to make sure I always have money.

What do you want to be doing in 10 years?
I want to either be a coach or a politician.

What does your ideal day look like?
Wake up early, golf in the morning, run/play baseball in the afternoon, then relax for the rest of the day.

What’s the #1 item on your Bucket List?
Go to Italy