What positions do you play and what is your best position?
1st and catcher..at the local 1 pitches and tourneys I play a mean shortstop though
Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
I could say the usual names but played with Brain Rainwater and dude is a beast hit it where he wanted and hit it hard
Why do you like the game of softball?
I love to play and compete but it's the people you meet and the life long friendships you make that means the most..
Who is the best up and coming player in softball and why?
I might be biased but Tommy Melton, Josh Wiggs, Stuart Snell, Lee Payne, Chivas Clark ..locally Curtis Cornett can ball
What is your nickname in softball and how did you get it?
Jmag or mags
What is your height and weight?
Where do you call home?
What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
Off weekend what is that?? Spending time with my daughter
What do you do for a living?
I own a recording studio here in Atlanta
Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
I played it all football, basketball, and baseball ..as Greg Millsap says would've went pro in all 3 sports if the coach would've put me in just once!!
How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
I played in a league and a good friend of mine Wayne Stephens asked me to play for coach Billy Moody and Driftwood. Played with those guys for 4 years the team folded up due to TDM..Greg and Donnie gave me a chance with dynasty it's been great..
What was the most surprising difference between Conference play and non-Conference play when you made the jump?
The pitching by far…defense is so much better
What would you say is your career highlight to this point? Maybe one play or game that sticks out to you in particular?
Haven't had the highlight I want yet ask me after I win a world..what sticks out the most is finishing 3rd at the pic in Chattanooga, it was an accomplishment
In your career was there a single person (player/manager/coach) who had the most significant impact on your approach to the game? Why?
I have been blessed to be coached by 2 guys with so much knowledge of the game..Mr Billy Moody with Driftwood and Mr Donnie Munford with Dynasty
What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
Play hard and play alot
What type of batting grip do you use and what ounce bat?
28 oz over lap grip drop my Pinky
What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
I lift, hit bp once a week if weather permits, and rest..people don't realize the travel a conference schedule calls for so I like to stay close to home during offseason
What is your favorite sports team and your favorite sport other than softball?
Atlanta braves , hawks and falcons..it's been a rough year as a fan..
Do you have any superstitions and if so, what are they?
No superstitions..although I do swipe the box before I hit
What is the best improvement upper level softball could make?
I love the upper game
What is your favorite non-World tournament and why?
The mullet or pic
What is the best softball field/complex you have played at and why?
Field of dreams Las Vegas was awesome
Where is the best place to eat on the road after a game?
What is the funniest thing you have ever seen on a softball field?
Man playing with Matt Titshaw, Wayne Stephens, Steve Smelcher, Walt Black, Brandon Chappell and Driftwood those dudes would do the craziest and funniest things I've ever seen and been apart of. Greg Millsap has a lot of jokes too..