Q&A with Model's Davis Chastain

Posted 1/5/2022

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?

A: Steak.


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? 

A: Fishing.


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.