Max Kuhns


All Your Favorites:

  • Food: Chipotle
  • Movie: Step Brothers
  • Movie Character: Any Will Smith
  • Show: Sportscenter
  • Type of Music: Rap, Hip hop, Alternative, Country
  • Musical Artist or Band: Imagine Dragons, Mumford and Sons, Lil Wayne
  • Song (Artist): “Wake Me Up” (Avicil)
  • State: Colorado/California
  • Country: USA
  • Place (anywhere): Baseball Field
  • Sport: Baseball
  • Activity: Baseball/Football
  • Hobby: Sports
  • Board Game: Monopoly
  • Monopoly Piece: Moneybags
  • Quote: “You owe it to yourself to be the best you can possibly be – in baseball and in life.” –Pete Rose

Why did you choose Santa Clara?
The baseball players and coaches, academically it suited me, and the location of Santa Clara really couldn’t get any better.

What draws you to baseball? What is special about the college game?
I love everything about the game. The college game is so special because it is some of the best baseball players in the world playing for one goal of the CWS.

Who is your favorite guy on the team to compete with? To compete against? Why?
Everyone. I love competition.

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

  • Michael Jordan-Basketball
  • Ken Griffey Jr.-Baseball
  • Donovan McNabb-Football
  • LeBron James-Basketball
  • Alex Rodriguez-Baseball

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

  • Michael Jordan
  • Ken Griffey Jr.
  • Donovan McNabb
  • LeBron James
  • Alex Rodriguez

What would you do with a billion dollars?
Buy my Mom a nice house and car, buy a house for all of my friends and I, and buy a baseball team

What do you want to be doing in 10 years?
Playing in the MLB

What does your ideal day look like?
Wake up, go to the gym, hang with friends, play a baseball game or two, have dinner with my family

What’s the #1 item on your Bucket List?
Go to a game in every baseball or football stadium.