Q&A with Gordon Lee's Jake Poindexter

Posted 11/17/20


Meet Jake Poindexter, a 6-foot-1,185-pound pitcher/infielder/outfielder from Gordon Lee High School who has signed to play at Georgia. Poindexter is a member of the North Georgia Big 10 cover for the 2021 Georgia Dugout Preview Magazine. Here are 10 questions with him.


Q: What in-game rituals or superstitions do you have?

A: I draw my grandmother's name in the dirt with a cross on the back on the mound.


Q: Who is your favorite professional sports team?

A: Atlanta Braves.


Q: What is your favorite food to eat?

A: Chicken alfredo.


Q: Name one thing people may be surprised to learn about you? 

A: I am terrified of being late.


Q: Who is your favorite teacher and what is your favorite high school subject?

A: Coach Shane Cauthorn and history.


Q: Outside of baseball, what is your next hobby? 

A: I play basketball.


Q: If you could travel anywhere outside the U.S., what would be your dream location and why?

A: I would go to Japan because I've always wanted to experience a baseball game there.


Q: Name the person you'd like to meet the most.

A: Trevor Bauer. I feel like he is a great baseball mind and I'd like to pick his brain about pitching.


Q: Who has been the most influential person in your life?

A: My mom. She has always shown me what hard work is and she has been the best mother I could have ever asked for.


Q: After baseball, what career are you planning to pursue?

A: I want to work in an athletic department.