Q&A with Kristian Campbell

Posted 11/21/20


Meet Kristian Campbell, a 6-foot-3, 195-pound shortstop from Walton High School who has signed to play at Georgia Tech. Campbell is a member of the Metro 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 always pray before taking the field.


Q: Who is your favorite professional sports team?

A: Atlanta Braves.


Q: What is your favorite food to eat?

A: Turkey and dressing, but really just the dressing. I can do without the turkey.


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

A: I rarely watch TV.


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

A: My favorite teacher is Mrs. Hollinsworth and my favorite subject is math.


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

A: Playing football.


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

A: Africa. I've heard it's beautiful there and I'd love to visit.


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

A: Mookie Betts. He's a tremendous player who displays a great personality as well.


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

A: My parents. My dad has always made sure I was prepared to play. He works out with me, helps me get better in every way. He corrects me when I need to be corrected. My mom is my biggest cheerleader. She cheers me on and is always encouraging through the ups and downs of the game. They are both supportive of me.


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

A: I plan to pursue a career in IT.