Jerome Hamilton is a 6-foot-7 freshman forward at Wichita State. He is from Sylvester, Ga. He played cornerback in high school, which must have been a scary sight for tiny high school receivers. On the basketball court, Hamilton is a bouncy inside player who likes to dunk.
Q: What did you think when you first saw a picture of Wu-Shock, the WSU mascot?
A: I had no clue. It’s kind of weird.
Q: If you were not at WSU playing basketball, where would you be?
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A: Probably playing football somewhere. Georgia Tech, they showed a lot of interest. I have more passion for (basketball) and I didn’t want to give it up.
Q: Kobe or LeBron?
A: I’m a big LeBron fan. I like Kobe. He’s one of my favorite type of players - he’s big, strong, quick, tall.