Q&A with West Forsyth's Luke Fernandez

Posted 1/6/2022

Meet Luke Fernandez, a 6-foot-3, 210-pound pitcher/outfielder from West Forsyth High School who has signed with Oklahoma State. Fernandez 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: I’m not superstitious.  The only thing I really try to do before or during a game is to make myself comfortable.  For example, I like my clothes to be comfortable and I even like where I sit and hang between innings to be comfortable.


Q: Who is your favorite professional sports team?

A: Chicago White Sox.  I was born in Chicago.


Q: What is your favorite food to eat?

A: Any cajun food.


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

A: I have a twin brother who is an outstanding shortstop.


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

A: My favorite teacher is my Advance Comp teacher - Ms. Tibbits and my favorite subject is History.


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

A: Working out.


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

A:  Dominican Republic.  I have family there plus they love baseball and it is the Caribbean.


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

A: Michael Jordan.  I grew a Chicago Bulls fan and I like the way he couldn’t stand to lose. 


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

A: My pitching coach when I was younger was Jeff Innis and he helped me realize how important it is to have fun when you are playing baseball. 


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

A: Coaching or managing a baseball team.