Q&A with Model's Davis Chastain
Meet Davis Chastain, a 5-foot-10, 165-pound pitcher/shortstop from Model High School who has signed with Georgia State. Chastain is a member of the North Georgia Big 10 cover for the 2022 Georgia Dugout Preview Magazine. Here are 10 questions with him.
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Q: What in-game rituals or superstitions do you have?
A: Before I take the mound each game, I trace with my finger into the dirt or tuft "#4J," which stands for and honors one of my good friends that lost her battle to stomach cancer.
Q: Who is your favorite professional sports team?
A: Atlanta Braves
Q: What is your favorite food to eat?
Q: Name one thing people may be surprised to learn about you?
A: I help feed and give to the homeless in my town.
Q: Who is your favorite teacher and what is your favorite high school subject?
A: My favorite teacher is Coach Blankenship and my favorite subject is history.
Q: Outside of baseball, what is your next hobby?
Q: If you could travel anywhere outside the U.S., what would be your dream location and why?
A: I would love most to travel to the Dominican Republic to play baseball.
Q: Name the person you'd like to meet the most.
A: I have always wanted to meet Derek Jeter because watching him play the game growing up was always super fun, and I love the way he played.
Q: Who has been the most influential person in your life?
A: The most influential in my life is not just one person -- it's both my mom and dad. They have always given so much to me in the past not only so I can succeed on the baseball field, but they force me to be the best in the classroom as well.
Q: After baseball, what career are you planning to pursue?
A: I plan to attend Georgia State University to comntinue my baseball and academic career. I plan to major in business management or forensic science.